Alan Corbet Scholarship 2014 Winner

James van de Ven

James van de Ven is a young and upcoming trombonist from Perth. As a current student of the WAAPA jazz program he has enjoyed performance and recording opportunities around WA and Australia ranging from various small group combos, big bands, trad./New Orleans brass bands, commercial music and even hip hop groups. Along with regional and national tours, van de Ven has participated in two international programs hosted by NYU’s jazz faculty and was awarded the Alan Corbet Scholarship by the Perth Jazz Society to assist in attending the 2014 Dave Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.