Jon-Paul Frappier - Trumpet
Trumpeter, Arranger, and Composer Jon-Paul Frappier has performed and recorded professionally for over 25 years with top music industry artists like Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, Kirk Franklin, and The Temptations. A Detroit native he has a versatile and eclectic background. His 2012 solo release "Funkybrass" as well as the 2010 "A Brass Christmas at The National Shrine" recordings display his range and versatility as a World Class Trumpet Player, Arranger, Composer, and Producer. His compositions and arrangements have been featured in 2016 on Fox’s Rosewood, and Grey’s Anatomy.
Jon-Paul has played, arranged and/or contracted for thousands of live shows and over 500 recordings. He was a member of Charles Walker and The Dynamites from 2007-2012. He toured with Grammy winner Mike Farris from 2009-2016. He has performed at The Hollywood Bowl, The Staples Center, The Montreal Jazz Festival, Austin City Limits Festival, SXSW, The Ryman, The Grand Ole Opry, and on 10 International Tours. J.P.has recorded with Producers like Kevin Kadish, Mark Bright, Brent Maher, Kevin Killen, Denny Diante, Ronnie King, Tommy Sims, and Keith Thomas. Jon-Paul has recorded at all of the major Nashville studios including; Ocean Way, Blackbird, Warner Brothers, RCA studio A, and House of Blues just to name a few. His string and horn arrangements appear on Grammy nominated recordings and the Juno award winning 2012 Platinum Recording "Fire It Up" by Canadian superstar Johnny Reid. Jon-Paul was a board member and arranger with The Chatterbird Chamber Ensemble in Nashville for 2014-2016. Jon-Paul is now Principal Trumpet and Arranger of The Denver Pops Orchestra. Performed with: Lionel Richie, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, The Four Tops and many others.
Janice Baugh - High Brass: Trumpet, French Horn
Janice Baugh is a professional horn and trumpet player originally hailing from Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M-Commerce and received her masters in music from the University of New Mexico. Before moving to Colorado, Janice served as the assistant principal horn of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and is currently an active freelance musician across the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Texas, having notable performances with the New Mexico Philharmonic, the Santa Fe Symphony, and the Festival Ballet of Albuquerque. Janice has also toured as a soloist with her duet group, The High Desert Duo, through the American south. Her students have won positions in the Texas and New Mexico All-State bands, achieved the highest ratings at solo and ensemble competitions, and have taken numerous “Best-in-Class” awards. When not performing, she dabbles in baking, drawing, and crocheting to spark her creative genius.