I am a trumpeter available for your wedding or event. I can play solo with your pianist or organist. I also have a wedding duo or trio. I can also provide music for your wedding reception from Jazz/Big Band to Top 40 to Motown. I have 25+ years experience in the Music Industry and have played all over the world. Please contact me!
Price Range: $200 to $5000
Trumpeter Jay Meachum, originally from Lexington, NC, has been teaching on the college level since 1997. He is currently a faculty member at Wake Forest University. Jay has performed with Quincy Jones, Bill Conti, Victor Vanacore, Clark Terry, Arturo Sandoval, Jon Faddis, Freddie Cole, Wynonna Judd, Michael Feinstein, Mary Wilson, The Four Tops, The Temptations. Jay has been a member of the Salisbury Symphony since 2008, he has also performed a number of times with the Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem Symphonies. Jay also lived in Spain for 2 seasons in the mid 1990’s where he performed in a Musical Dinner Theatre entitled, “Son Amar Espectaculo.”
Jay received his Bachelor of Music degree in Classical Trumpet Performance from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC (May 1990), where he studied trumpet with Joe Phelps.
He earned his Master of Music degree in Jazz and Studio Music (Summer 1997) from The University of Tennessee (Knoxville) where he studied with Jerry Coker, Donald Brown, and Mark Boling.
Jay currently performs weddings, receptions, and corporate events as a solo or with duos, trios, small jazz combos, a 7 piece Top 40/Party Band, as well as, Jazz Big Bands from 9 to 17 pieces! Jay is THE one stop shop for your event!
Past Booked Events
|March 23, 2017 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Corporate Event|
New York City, NY
Recent review: We used Art-Strings Ensembles for our July 2018 wedding in Huntington, NY. They were easily one…
Recent review: This bands performance and music were perfect for our event. They were on time, were very cooperative…
Virginia Beach, VA
Recent review: Our violinist (Beth) was the absolute best! She was professional, very accommodating and played…
Recent review: They were great. Would recommend them in a heartbeat.