Brent Chiarello

The versatility of the 1632 trombone is unparalleled. From small group playing, to pit orchestras, to big band lead, the horn feels effortless and responds beautifully.
Brent Chiarello


Brent Chiarello is a member of numerous ensembles including the Dave Lalama Jazz Orchestra, the Interplay Jazz Orchestra and the Concert Pops of Long Island. He was the trombonist for the show band on board the Queen Elizabeth II Ocean Liner’s final 40th Anniversary tour and has performed and recorded with various artists including The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Gotham Wind Symphony, Eddie Palmieri, Paquito D’Rivera, Todd Coolman, John Reilly, Ray Vega, Pete McGuinness, Ralph Lalama and John Mosca. Brent is the house trombonist at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, NY and at the Argyle Theater in Babylon, NY. He has also performed in several Broadway productions, as well as with Cirque Holiday.

As an educator, Brent was the director of the Rutgers Undergraduate Jazz Ensemble for the 2009-2010 school year, as well as the associate conductor of the Five Towns College Wind Ensemble. He is also the director of the Nassau-Suffolk Youth Jazz Ensemble, made up of some of the best young musicians on Long Island. Brent is currently the K-12 Music Coordinator in the Cold Spring Harbor School District, where he also conducts the Senior High Wind Ensemble, Pit Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra.

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