John Speck is a seasoned and versatile recording and performing trombonist who has worked with legendary Jazz, Funk, Jamaican, Afro Cuban and Afro Puerto Rican musicians for over 20 years.
He is currently based in the New York area.
Studio trombonist for artists including: Ricky Martin, Jazon Mraz and Kelly Clarkson
Latin Grammy nomination for Spam Allstars "Fuacata!" and Bacilos self-titled release.
Extensive performance history internationally including extensive domestic performances and tours to: Japan, Australia, Peru, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Bahamas, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama
Festival performances: at Bonnaroo, Grassroots Festival, Northeast Kingdom Festival, Manifestivus, Princeton University Jazz Festival, Centrum Jazz Port Townsend, Wa. PICA Time-based Performing Arts Festival Portland, Ore. International Trombone Association, Darling Harbor Festival Sydney, Australia, East Vancouver Festival, "East Van Jam".
Historic venue appearances including: Beacon Theater, Yoyogi Park (Tokyo), Fillmore West, House of Blues Sunset Strip, Roseland Ballroom, Lincoln Center, Museum of Modern Art Manhattan, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Mass MOCA, Higher Ground, Bauer's Denver Colorado, Olympia Theater, KEXP Live Seattle