Episode #34 –Robert Slack
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About Robert Slack
Robert Slack received a Master of Trumpet Degree from Indiana University, and since then, has grown to be a respected professional in the music industry.
Mr. Slack shares with his students and faculty impressive personal and professional experience. After several years touring professionally with Paul Anka and Buddy Rich, Mr. Slack has also performed with Celine Dion, Ella Fitzgerald, Whitney Houston and Trisha Yearwood, among others.
Mr. Slack’s talents have extended into numerous recording sessions for Mattel, Toyota, Diet Coke, Pillsbury, Ford Motor, Taco Bell, Tristar Pictures, Disneyland, NBC News and CNN. Film credits include Disney’s D3: The Mighty Ducks,Casper, Dillinger and Capone, Desert Storm for HBO and most recently the hit movie, That Thing You Do! Mr. Slack also performed for former President Ronald Reagan in Phil Donahue’s 25th Anniversary Special.
Among his honors, Mr. Slack received the coveted Jazz Educator of the Year Award from the International Jazz Educator’s Association.
A major driving force behind the visionary conception and planning of the innovative Entertainment Technology Complex, Mr. Slack continues to guide and develop the exemplary instrumental music program into a creative and professional training vehicle for the students of Citrus College.
Few community colleges can boast of the professional experience and assiduous commitment Mr. Slack has brought to the music students of Citrus College.
Robert Slack Trumpet Links
Other Links Discussed in this Podcast
- New Bob Reeves Dealers:
Milano Music – Mesa, AZ
L’Oliphant -Paris, France
- Wayne Bergeron CD: “Full Circle” – Please note – downloadable tracks are now available, however, the physical CDs will not be available until late January.
- 2016 William Adam Seminar
Trumpet Podcast Credits
- “When the Leaves Turn Brown” – composed and performed ttby Howie Shear
- Audio Engineer – Preston Shepard at SC Sound Labs
- Cover Art – Phil Jordan
Previous Trumpet Podcast Episodes:
- Episode#33: Bob Reeves
- Episode #32: Glen Marhevka
- Episode #31: Ron Blake
- Episode #30: Cindy Shea
- Episode #29: Tom Crown
- Episode #28: Doc Severinsen
- Episode #27: Greg Spence
- Episode #26: Thomas Stevens
- Episode #25: Chuck Findley
- Episode #24: Chris Botti
- Episode #23: Bobby Burns Jr.
- Episode #22: Jerry Hey
- Episode #21: Mario Guarneri
- Episode #20: Bob Findley
- Episode #19: Eric Miyashiro
- Episode #18: Wayne Bergeron
- Episode #17: Charles Schlueter
- Episode #16: Roger Ingram
- Episode #15: William “Bill” Adam Tribute with Chris Botti, Charley Davis, Larry Hall, Jerry Hey, and Robert Slack
- Episode #14: Larry Hall
- Episode #13: Rick Baptist
- Episode #12: Gary Grant
- Episode #11: Roy Poper, 7 Trumpet Tips
- Episode #10: Dan Fornero, Not So Old School
- Episode #9: Rob Roy McGregor
- Episode #8: Tedd Waggoner
- Episode #7: Michael Cichowicz
- Episode #6: Harry Kim, Carroll Purviance
- Episode #5: David Bilger, The Canadian Brass
- Episode #4: Malcolm McNab
- Episode #3: John Clyman, Jay Daversa
- Episode #2: Bud Brisbois, Charley Davis
- Episode #1: 9 Trumpet Tips, John Audino, Paul Panichi