Jules Estrin

Jazz Music Director, Trombone

Trombonist Jules Estrin has appeared with many internationally renowned entertainers and musicians including: Clark Terry, Paul Anka, Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, Don Menza, Rob McConnell, Moe Koffman, Matt Dusk, Kenny Wheeler and PJ Perry. Jules has performed internationally in France, Ireland, Scotland, England and the United States and at jazz festivals across Canada. He also maintains a busy schedule giving master classes, lectures, clinics on band and jazz band pedagogy. In his tenth year as Musical Director of the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band program his groups have performed with legendary jazz artists Randy Brecker, Bucky Pizzarelli, Lew Tabackin, Tom Scott, Wycliffe Gordon, Joey DeFranceso, PJ Perry and Guido Basso. In 2010 the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band opened for Al Jarreau at the Brantford International Jazz Festival. The group has also appeared with many Canadian artists including: Alex Dean, Kelly Jefferson, Al Kay, Brian O’Kane, Shirantha Beddage, Ron Westray and Sundar Viswanathan. A graduate of McGill University Jules completed his Master’s degree at the University of Toronto while directing the 7 o’clock jazz ensemble