Arturo Sandoval

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 10 Grammy Awards
  • 6 Billboard Awards
  • 1 Emmy Award
  • 50 phonogram releases
  • Dizzy Gillespie was his patron and friend 


Roy Hargrove

  • 2 Grammy Awards
  • Founder and leader of the formation  The RH Factor
  • Roy Hargrove quintet
  • > 25 phonograms releases
  • Concerts with Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Diana Ross, Shirley Horn and many more


Jim Seeley

  • Grammy winner
  • As a soloist with Ray Charles, Louis Bellson, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Chucho Valdez, Chico O'Farrill, Greg Allman and many more
  • Co-founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (Jazz at Lincoln Center)
  • Gives seminars u. Master Classes around the world

Greg Boyer

The well-known trombonist with impressive biography can be heard with

  • George Clinton
  • Prince
  • Maceo Parker
  • Lalah Hathaway
  • Sheila E.
  • David Sanborn
  • Brian Culbertson
  • and much more.

But now, my present and future is with my daCarbo !! "

Thomas Huder and Michael Enders, Palace Orchestra (Max Raabe)

The two trumpeters of Max Raabe's palace orchestra Thomas Huder and Michael Enders have enthusiastically switched to daCarbo trumpets.


Jörn Ranke, Palace Orchestra (Max Raabe)

Since 1987, at the Palast Orchester as trombonist and violist, Jörn Ranke has been following his two trumpeter colleagues, Thomas Huder and Michael Enders, on the first opportunity, and is enthusiastically switching to the daCarbo trombone.

Gabriel "The Gun" Gonzalez

  • Founding member of the Grammy-winning band "No Doubt"
  • Trumpeter, Latin Percussionist, Producer and Arranger.
  • Worked with No Doubt, The Skeletones, Bad Manners, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fishbone, Steel Pulse, The Roots Radics, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente (Sr & Jr), Lalo Rodriguez, Richie Ray, Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs, Mario Winans, Jeff Buckley, Bennie Maupin, Bob Mintzer, Peter White, David Sanborn and many more
  • Current Projects: Gabriel The Gun Quartet / Quintet; BackBeat Brawlers; The Lock 'N Load Horns

Jörn Ranke, Palace Orchestra (Max Raabe)

  • 8 years solo trumpeter with the Wiener Symphoniker
  • The Crazy Dollar Band: 270 appearances a year for 35 years
  • Worked with Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Karl Böhm and Carlo Maria Giulini
  • Today heads the Conservatory Graz

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Quentin Collins

  • London's most booked trumpeter in jazz and commercial
  • Worked commercially with Beverley Knight, Prince, Alicia Keys, Boy George, Leona Lewis, US3, Duffy, Basement Jaxx, Omar MBE and many more
  • Worked in jazz with Gregory Porter, Roy Hargrove, Fred Wesley, Tony Kofi, Jean Toussaint, Joel Frahm, Jason Rebello, Will Vinson, Liane Carroll, Transatlantic Collective and many more
  • Co-leader of the QC / BA Quartet
  • Tour with Kyle Eastwood Band
  • Teacher at the Dordogne Jazz Summer School since 2001, teacher at the Trinity Laban Conservatory of Music and Dance, gives masterclasses around the world

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Skip Martin

  • Grammy winner (Let it Whip - Dazz Band)
  • MOBO Award winner (Kool & The Gang)
  • Platinum and gold records (Kool & The Gang and Dazz Band)
  • 6 Top 100 Albums, 2 Top 100 Singles
  • 14 albums with Dazz Band
  • 7 albums with Kool & The Gang
  • 2 solo albums
  • 2 albums with United We Funk All Stars


Rahmlee Michael Davis

There is hardly anyone who has never heard of Rahmlee before. As a member of the legendary Phenix Horns, he has played with an impressive list of celebrities:

Earth, Wind & Fire, Phil Collins, The Jacksons, Tyrone Davis, Frida (of ABBA), Jackie Wilson, The Whispers, Michael Jackson, Stanley Turrentine, The Sylvers, Side Affect, Rodney Franklin, BB King, The Chi-Lites Barbara Acklin, The Artistics, Gene Chandler, Tupac Shakur, Curtis Mayfield, Snoop Dogg, Donny Hathaway, Ramsey Lewis, Young-Holt Unlimited, Minnie Riperton, Philip Bailey, The Emotions, Clique, Charles Earland, Macy Gray, Bobby Womack, Al McKay & The LA All Stars / The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience and countless more.

Rahmlee is still active and working on own albums.


Gil "XL" Defay

  • Trumpeter, producer, composer, arranger and teacher from the New York City scene.
  • In many styles of jazz over the air, soul R & B gospel and world music at home.
  • Worked, took pictures, toured or on stage: Wynton Marsalis, Mark Whitfield, Wyclef Jean, Melanie Fiona, Eric Benet, Al B. Sure, Norman Connors, Donnie McClurkin, Cece Winans, Bebe Winans, John P. Kee , The Late Rev. Timothy Wright and many more.

In 家 心 Shinpei Ruike

  • Gold Medal at the National Convention Ensemble Contest
  • 6 years trumpeter with the Japanese Navy.
  • Bands: Urb, Shinpei Ruike's Four Piece Band, Landcsape Jazz Orchestra, DADA (Electro Jazz), Naruyoshi Kikuchi's Dub Sextet, Routine Jazz Sextet
  • 7 albums released

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Philippe Litzler

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Michael Stever

Concerts / Recordings with Dave Brubeck, Jonathan Butler, Bobby Caldwell, Lenny Castro, Brian Culbertson, Eric Darius, George Duke, Larry Dunn, Warren Hill, Dave Koz, Ramsey Lewis, Michael Lington, Tony Maiden, Eric Marienthal, Steve Miller, Ray Parker Jr., Mike Phillips, David Sanborn, Tamar, Stevie Wonder

On concert tour with Monica Mancini, ASoulful Christmas (Culbertson, Caldwell, Darius, Hill, Parker), Brian Culbertson, Brian Culbertson and the Funk Experience, ASoulful Christmas (Culbertson, Maiden , Phillips), Brian Culbertson [tpt, keys, arr], Rufus w / Sly Stone [tpt, keys]

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Jon Barnes

Jon Barnes is a trumpeter, composer, producer and teacher. The world-class musician starred in the movie Dirty Dancing and composes and arranges today for Earth Wind and Fire

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Jon with Earth Wind and Fire

Claudio Roditi

Jazz legend Claudio Roditi uses the daCarbo trumpet at various concerts:

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