Tucson Federation of Musicians

Rob Boone - Trombonist, Jazz Pianist, Educator & Producer

Rob Boone is an active trombonist, jazz pianist, educator and producer based in Tucson. He is currently on the faculty at Pima Community College where he teaches trombone and jazz piano. Rob has performed with the Moody Blues, Ray Charles, Sammy Davis Jr., Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Bernadette Peters, Pat Boone, Tommy Newsome, Ice Capades and the Ringling Bros. Circus. Show credits include Wicked, Lion King, Chicago, A Chorus Line, The Producers, Full Monty, Will Rodgers Follies, Radio City Music Hall, and Crazy For You. Rob has served on the Board of Directors of the Tucson Jazz Society and was jazz editor for the International Trombone Association's quarterly ITA Journal from 1990-2000. After completing his music degree from the University of Arizona in 1981, Rob became a freelance player in Los Angeles. In 1983, Rob began working on cruise ships including contracts on Royal Viking, American Hawaii and Carnival Cruise Lines. He worked on the ships as trombonist/arranger and Music Director (Royal Viking Grand World Cruise, 1985). Rob currently performs in Big Band Express, The Twilight Band, Tucson Jazz Orchestra, Original Wildcat Jass Band, Tucson Latin Jazz Orchestra, Robert Shaw Band, solo pianist and leader of his own jazz duo, trio and quartet. visit: http://www.robboonemusic.com/