Tim Hagans is an internationally respected trumpeter and composer with 3 Grammy nominations. He toured with Stan Kenton and Woody Herman and was regular member of the Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra in addition to other live performances and recordings with Maria Schneider, Blue Wisp Big Band, Bob Mintzer Band, and Gil Evans Orchestra.
Tim has several recordings as a leader with Blue Note and other labels.
Dave has taught at Juilliard and NYU, and is presently the youngest jazz instructor at the University of North Texas. Active with the BMI Composers Workshop and a recipient of the ASCAP Young Composer Award, Dave has recorded his first CD as a leader entitled, Passage.
Jeff Hamilton is one of the finest drummers in the professional jazz scene today. He is the co-leader of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, leads his own trio, and has toured with Diana Krall, recording on several of her CDs and dozens of others under his own name and as a sideman. His impressive list of musical associations include the Woody Herman Band, Monty Alexander Trio, Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney, Count Basie Orchestra, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown and many more.