Brantley, professor of trombone at University of South Florida, is a third-generation trombonist, Yamaha soloist, clinician, and recording artist.
Brantley performs with the USF Faculty Brass Quintet, Faculty Chamber Players, Jazz Faculty Ensemble, the Jack Wilkins Jazz Group, and Chuck Owen's Jazz SURGE.
Brantley was awarded a USF Research Grant to fund a trombone/trumpet CD recording project with colleague Jay Coble featuring a new work, Confluences, by Chuck Owen.
In the summer of 2007, he performed with and directed the USF Jazz Enemble at the Umbria Tuscany and Antibes Jazz Festivals in Italy and France.
Date: Monday, April 6, 2015
Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall