Luke Zhang is a 15-year-old trombonist in grade 10. This is Luke’s third year playing trombone and his first year in the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band. He is currently enrolled at Victoria Park Collegiate Institute and is presently in two school ensembles.
His greatest influences include: Rob McConnell and the Boss Brass, Elliot Mason, J.J. Johnson and Bob McChesney. This year, he is focusing on playing with the Youth Big Band as to learn more improvisation skills, he plans to audition for the Conn Selmer Centerstage Jazz Band this year. Luke is not currently working with anyone but hopes to learn as much as he can from Jules and the other talented musicians in the Youth Big Band.