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John Rose



John Rose is a freelance trumpet player and private lesson instructor. A Milwaukee native, John a studied Applied Trumpet at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as well as additional chamber music study at Tanglewood with the prestigious Empire Brass Quintet. He has performed professionally throughout the Midwest for more than 25 years.


Accomplished in both jazz and classical styles, he has performed with many of the big bands, theatrical groups, orchestras and chamber groups in Southeast Wisconsin. He also has performed with such outstanding national acts as Joel Grey, Frankie Valli, Bobby Rydell, The Spinners and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. Milwaukee area groups John has performed with include The AllStar SuperBand, The Wilson Center Big Band, The Jazz Express, and Swing Explosion, as well as leading his own big band, Big Swing Face.


John is a full time employee for the Hal Leonard Corporation, the world’s largest publisher of print music. His responsibilities at Hal Leonard include sheet music creation and quality assurance for digital music sources published to the world wide web.











John Rose