Troy Dowding is from Hamilton Ontario and is becoming one of the most in demand trumpet players in the GTA.
He started playing trumpet at 12 years old in Conqueror II drum & bugle corps and shortly after that joined the Hamilton Junior Jazz Band were he spent two years before joining the Hamilton All Star Jazz Band. Troy toured Europe twice with the HASJB playing such notable festivals as the Montreux, the Vienne Jazz festival and many others.
Troy spent six years working for Carnival Cruise Lines traveling all over the world performing for thousands of people every week. It’s on carnival cruise lines that Troy gained the experience to be a fulltime performer, learning how to play virtually ever style of music. Troy maintains a very busy performance schedule and is a member of: The St. Royals, Soular, All Request Live, ONQ Live, Sideone, Robbie Lane and the Disciples and My Son The Hurricane.
Currently Troy is on the music faculty at Mohawk college in Hamilton Ontario.
To see what Troy is up too check him out on Instagram @tdblows