Bio – Brian Switzer

Brian Switzer has been an active member of the Bay Area music community for over twenty-five years. While teaching privately for over twenty years, he has helped many students achieve college music scholarships and also led a public middle school jazz band to the NextGen Festival in Monterey several times. In 2012 he accepted a position as the solo trumpet player for the GRAMMY© Award-winning band Train. Two years, hundreds of performances around the world, and several live TV appearances later, Brian developed and released JazzDeck, an innovative educational resource that has quickly become an international hit among players and teachers of all ages and ability levels.

Brian Switzer
Instrumental Music Assistant Director
Carlmont High School