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Russ Gaffney - Trumpet

Russ Gaffney received a Masters Degree in Trumpet Performance from UNCG in 1987 and has been a professional player for over 30 years.  Russ was a founding member of The Dynamic Breakers, a Beach Music band based out of Spartanburg, SC and The Connection Band, a Greensboro based group. Russ was also a member of Big John Thompson and the Rhythm Brothers and has backed up such artists as Craig Woolard, Percy Sledge, Linda Carter and more. In 2010 he recorded a full length CD with Larry Moore & the Shag Doctorz.


Over the years Russ has performed in the pit orchestra for many regional theater shows in both North and South Carolina. Credits include; A Chorus Line, Oliver, Beauty & the Beast, The Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, South Pacific, Jesus Christ Superstar and many more. 


No lessons before 6 pm

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