Jason R Carder
Assistant Professor, Music
Music Bldg, Room 133
Trumpeter Jason Carder grew up in Arizona and studied music at Interlochen Arts Academy and University of Miami. He holds the position of adjunct trumpet instructor at the University of Arizona and tours extensively as the trumpet soloist with Yanni. Carder’s second CD, titled “Enough Said,” was released in 2014 and features Jeff Haskell on piano and Brice Winston on saxophone.
As a performing artist, Carder has toured with the bands of Yanni, Maria Schneider, Ray Charles, Woody Herman, Maynard Ferguson, Paul Anka, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Jaco Pastorius Big Band and the Original Wildcat Jass Band. He has contributed his talent to over eighty albums including Sky Blue by Maria Schneider, Arturo Sandoval’s Rumba Palace, Americana, and Grammy Award-winning Hot House, and Yanni DVDs “Yanni Voices Live from the forum in Acapulco,” “Live at El Morro” and “World Without Borders.”