David Gibble earned his M.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas and his B.S. in Music Education from West Chester University (Pa.). He has had an extensive performing career as a freelance trumpeter all over South Florida with the Brass Renaissance brass quintet and the South Florida Wind Symphony, as well as with numerous jazz groups in the area including the New Duffy Jackson Big Band, the Jaco Pastorius Big Band, the Bob Hoose Orchestra and the Jazz Rats & Rattette. He also has performed with the Woody Herman Orchestra and the Capitol Bones Big Band. In the classical vein, Mr. Gibble continues to play with the Brass Renaissance quintet as principal trumpet and has also appeared with the South Florida Wind Symphony and Palm Beach Opera Orchestra. He currently is Associate Professor of Music at Palm Beach State College, where he has serves as coordinator of the instrumental music program, a post which he has held since the fall of 1995. His arrangements for jazz ensemble have been published through University of Northern Colorado Jazz Press.