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Tyler Jaeger, trumpet

James Tyler Jaeger is a professional trumpet player and educator from Nashville, Tennessee. Tyler has been a member of the United States Army since 2011 and will be finishing up his service in 2021.

Tyler has performed and recorded in the United States, Europe and Asia with artists such as Delbert Mclinton, Judah and The Lion, The Nashville Jazz Orchestra, The United States Army Blues, United States Army Jazz Ambassadors, The Gershwin Big Band, Mindi Abair, Steven Curtis Chapman, The Gaither Vocal Band, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and Kari Jobe.

He maintains a successful private trumpet studio in Nashville and is a frequent guest jazz clinician at high schools and colleges across the United States.