Doug Leibinger is a trombonist, composer, and educator; he is Jazz Program Director at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA. He was a trombone soloist on the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band's recording of Maria Schneider's Three Romances, which was nominated for a Grammy award in 2004. Doug’s composition, “Ring Shout,” was performed at the 2nd International Jazz Composer’s Symposium in Tampa, FL. His residence in South Florida for 18 years led to professional engagements in a wide variety of styles. His credits include Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Claire Fischer, Maria Schneider, Chayanne, Sean "P Diddy" Combs, Jose Luis "El Puma" Rodriguez, Jimmy Buffett, Sam Moore, Les Elgart, Jerry Lewis, Peter Cetera, Royal Crown Revue and many more. He has several big band charts published by Walrus music - go to http://walrusmusic.com/ for more info.