Recognized throughout the world for his visionary performances and imaginative programming, Grammy-Nominated London-born trumpeter Graham Ashton, has enjoyed a distinguished peripatetic professional life in Europe, Australia and the US. Residing in New York since 1999, he is a member of New York Chamber Brass, a Director of FIRES-New York, and Chair of Brass at Purchase College, State University of New York.
As a soloist, he has appeared with numerous orchestras including the BBC Symphony, Australian Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic, English Chamber Orchestra, New York Virtuosi and Irish Chamber Orchestra, and premiered new commissions by George Fenton, Michael Nyman, Roger Steptoe, Colin Towns, and David Sawer.
As a composer and arranger, Mr.Ashton has written music for radio, television, theatre and the concert platform. His compositions and arrangements are published exclusively by Editions BIM, Switzerland, and can be heard on Signum Classics, RCA Victor, Virgin Classics and Sony.