Our Instructors  

 Jason Branscum 

Trombone, Electric Bass, & Trumpet

Jason Branscum is a composer, teacher, trombonist, bass player, and trumpeter.  Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, Jason moved to Columbus in 2000 to attend the Ohio State University. Since moving to Columbus, Jason has performed with the OSU Jazz Ensemble culminating in a tour of Europe, and played in a total of ten states – including Washington D.C.  

 

He has recorded, toured, or shared the stage with Slave, The Hughes Corporation, Dr. John, 10,000 Maniacs, Jonathan Nelson, Sugarfoot and Marshall Jones of the Ohio Players, George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars, Gladys Knight, Rick James's Stone City Band, Al Wilson, William "Boots" Vaughn of Isaac Hayes's Movement, Craig McMullen of Curtis Mayfield's Superfly Band, Lewis Johnson, and Roy Hargrove.

Noteworthy Instructor since October, 2014

Additionally, he has shared a bill with Dwele, Zapp, Talib Kweli, The Roots, Carl Carlton, Groove Collective, T.S. Monk, Vernon Reid of Living Colour, The Mary Jane Girls, REO Speedwagon, Tiempo Libre, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Midnight Star.

 

Studied with:

Joseph Duchi of the Columbus Symphony

Jim Masters, formerly of The Buddy Rich Big Band