About the Artist
Hot Horns is a vibrant and entertaining musical ensemble that regularly travels presenting interactive, educational concerts and master-classes. Led by trumpeter, Glen Johnson, Hot Horns is the premiere educational ensemble of its kind. Unique to Hot Horns is its all-inclusive instrumentation and its burnin’ arrangements. Hot Horns incorporates its trademark combinations of various brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments, all performed by six friendly, enthusiastic musicians with backgrounds in education. The group performs various genres of music from classical to jazz, rock to pop and more.
The ensemble was originally founded in 1995. Since that time, the group has toured Korea (1999), received first prize at the New York Brass Conference – International Brass Quintet Competition (2003). Hot Horns has worked with Young Audiences in most of the lower 48 states to bring educational concerts to diverse audiences of children at hundreds of schools throughout the country.