WASHINGTON DC -- This week's Opening Act is Joe Brotherton Quintet playing at Jojo's on U Street in NW DC. in Joseph Brotherton was born in Nashville, TN and he started playing trumpet at age 8. He graduated from Pinellas County Center for the Arts in St. Petersburg, FL and is currently listed as a “prominent alumni” of this fantastic school for the arts.
Joe served as a trumpet player in the United States Marine Corps Band from 1993-97. He then began studying with various musicians, including Wynton Marsalis, Ingrid Jensen, and Ron Blake. Joe has since been performing professionally with every musical scenario imaginable, teaching privately and recording with countless artists all over the east coast.