Paul McKeeInstrument: Trombone
Trombonist Paul McKee holds degrees from the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Texas at Austin. Since 1984 he has been a member of Woody Herman's Thundering Herd and has performed on several recordings with the band. In addition to making frequent appearances as a guest artist and clinician, Paul has served on the jazz faculty at DePaul University, Northern Illinois University and Youngstown State University. His charts have been performed and recorded by big bands worldwide, and he has performed and recorded with many artists in the Chicago area including Frank Mantooth and Brad Goode. His new CD on the Hallway Records label, entitled Gallery, features Paul and special guests Carl Fontana, Bobby Shew, Tim Ries and Ron Stout.