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Ellicott, MD 21043
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Trumpet

James Baseman


James attended Towson University where he studied classical performance with Rene Hernandez and jazz performance with Dave Ballou. In the Fall of 2012 he received his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance. He has been teaching lessons for 3 years and has performed live with groups throughout the country. Currently he performs with local Baltimore bands, Bosley, and The Bellevederes as well as his brass quintet and freelances with wedding bands such as The Bachelor Boys Band. He also performs with various groups of different musical styles including Jazz, Classical, Funk, Rock, Religious, and Free Improvisation.
Kim Drake


19 years of experience teaching trumpet (30+ playing). Kim has helped many students get into GT/Honors Bands and prepare for Solo/Ensemble Festivals, as well as working on school music. Teaches classical and jazz. Beginner to early Advanced. Currently performs with the Columbia Concert Band, Columbia Big Band and Maryland All State Community Concert Band. BS University of Maryland, College Park.
Nate Royer


Master of Music from Peabody Institute in Music Performance. BS in Music Performance from Frostburg State University . Has been teaching privately for 10 years.

Teaching private lessons for over 10 years and has been an active performer for even longer, playing in all different types of groups, from rock bands and jazz groups to orchestras and brass bands. Studied music at Frostburg State University (Bachelors) and the Peabody Conservatory (Masters). Able to teach just about any age and skill level and cover anything you are interested in learning; whether it's a certain style, genre, technique or song.

Nate's lessons are laid back, with a focus on perfecting the basics. Most students work out of a method book appropriate to their skill level. Aside from that, the student will spend time learning songs and pieces of the student's choice. With the right amount of effort, you'll know your way around your instrument in no time at all!