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Past Shows

Sat. September 10th 2016
Vancouver Playhouse (All Ages)
Plastic Acid Orchestra, Veda Hille, Giorgio Magnanensi, Martin Reisle, Elliot Vaughan
Fri. July 11th 2014
Performance Works (All Ages)
Plastic Acid Orchestra, The Living, Giorgio Magnanensi, Martin Reisle, Elliot Vaughan
Wed. May 8th 2013
Kozmik Zoo (All Ages)
LIKE SMOKE: Anita Eccleston Trio feat: Anita Eccleston Trio (ft), Alexander Flock (Guitar), Evan Bates (Bass), Plastic Acid Orchestra (ft), Bryan Deans (Cello), Mariah Mennie (Vocals/Piano), Brad Fisher (Drums/Percussion)
Sat. February 25th 2012
The Vogue Theatre (All Ages)
Plastic Acid Orchestra Plastic Acid Orchestra
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Jim Hopson

Active / Available - Confirmed: Aug. 10, 2017 (Awaiting Update)
Age: 33 (estimated)

Label: Phonos Music
Classical, jazz, latin, commercial from Vancouver BC
Instruments: Trombone, Arranging, Bass, Composition/Songwriting, Euphonium, alphorn, tuba details

Contact Details

James Hopson
(778) 991-4442

Freelance trombonist in Vancouver, BC. Extensive experience in all musical genres (performing, teaching). Trombonist/arranger for Ten Souljers, Vancouver's top party band. Studied with legendary trombonist Ian McDougall (BMus. UVic). Performed/recorded as a sideman with: Nikki Yanofsky, Chucho Valdez, Muhal Richard Abrams, Hugh Fraser, Dan Mangan, Hedley, and many more. Bass trombonist for the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra. In-demand composer and arranger for orchestras, jazz ensembles, film, and television.

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Current Projects

S-Bahn BandTrombone, tuba, backup vocals, alphorn, bass2013-present
Bleeding Horse ExpressTrombone2009-present
One Tonne Brass QuintetTrombone, Euphonium & Arranger2009-present
PolkaBrass TrioEuphonium, Alphorn & Arranger2009-present
Ten SouljersTrombone & Arranger2008-present
Jim Hopson Quartet/Quintet/SextetTrombone, Bass Flugelhorn, Composer & Arranger2008-present
Plastic Acid OrchestraTrombone & Arranger2007-present
Available for paid gigs
Available for serious projects
Available for lessons
Listing last updated/confirmed Aug. 10, 2017