Michael Young is a founding member of the CJO, formerly the JMBB. He has
worked as a freelance bass trombone player for over 40 years, along with playing
tenor trombone, euphonium and tuba. His career has included Broadway shows,
jazz big bands, recordings, brass ensembles, orchestras and opera companies.
Highlights include playing with Frank Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, Jr., Tony Bennett,
Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, Doc Severinson, Dizzie Gillespie, Henry Mancini, Joe
Williams, Frank Mantooth and Louis Bellson.