Jeffrey Snyder is currently a member of the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and Trumpet Instructor at Clark College. He has performed with the San Diego Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Spokane Symphony, Portland Opera, and the Oregon Ballet Theatre. A versatile performer, Jeff has played for the late Ray Charles, The Temptations, Kenny Rogers, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Maureen McGovern, Jackie Evancho, Al Jarreau, Patti LaBelle, and the touring Broadway musical Damn Yankees starring Jerry Lewis. Jeff received music degrees from Florida State University, Washington State University, and a performance diploma from the New England Conservatory of Music. He has studied with Gerald Webster, Bryan Goff, Edward H. Tarr, and Charles Schlueter, principal trumpet of the Boston Symphony. Jeff can be seen and heard on hundreds of Facebook videos, testing and demonstrating trumpets made here in Portland by Monette Corporation.
Crazy Jane Prevails, 2015
First Blast of the Trumpet