OICMF Big Band
Brad Allison was accepted to North Texas State University on a music scholarship at age 19, and after three semesters, he began his performing career touring as lead trumpet with the Jimmy Dorsey “ghost band.” Mr. Allison then moved to Las Vegas, where he played lead trumpet in the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel Orchestra for four years. He also toured throughout the United States and abroad for two years as lead trumpet with Tom Jones. Mr. Allison moved to Seattle in 1987 to finish his music education degree and has been actively involved in the music scene throughout the Northwest. He plays first trumpet at the 5th Avenue and Paramount theatres and is an active freelancer.
Sponsor: Carol Williams Elms, in memory of Chris Elms