Trumpeter | Composer | Educator

Steeped in both the classical and jazz traditions, my work freely embraces diverse styles, engages the listener’s imagination, and moves the body. Through education, I nurture the musical and professional development of students to be curious listeners and self-actualizing performers.
— Jon Ailabouni


Explore my music: improvisations in jazz performance, arrangements for worship settings, and compositions for interdisciplinary projects with dancers, authors, and filmmakers. 

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I teach at Luther College in Decorah, IA and offer private lessons and clinics. With students, I cultivate creativity and self-actualization through a process of listening, technique, and repertoire study.

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In a world that is too often divided, music forges connection. If you are a fellow artist, a student, or an aficionado of music, let's connect!

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