The 47th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Micah Bell received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from TCU in 2007 and a Masters in Trumpet Performance in 2009. After that, while attending the University of North Texas, he was a member of the famed One O’Clock Lab Band. As an educator, Mr. Bell is a very active clinician in the DFW metroplex and East Texas teaching jazz and trumpet masterclasses as well as private lessons since 2004. He is also a regularly performing professional musician all over the DFW metroplex and East Texas in many different types of musical settings.
As a composer/arranger, Micah Bell is very busy as well writing commissions for various ensembles and has had pieces premiered at several national and international conferences. He has also had the opportunity to share the stage with such notable musicians as Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis, Hugh Jackman, Aubrey Logan, Wayne Bergeron, Kirk Whalum, Tom͞ Bones Malone, Terrell Stafford, Allen Vizzuti, Andy Martin, Bobby Shew, Vincent DiMartino, Arturo Sandoval, Chad LB, Doc Severinsen, Randy Brecker, Eric Marienthal, Lou Marini, and many others.
In addition, he has also been a featured guest artist with numerous middle school, high school, and college bands for concerts, festivals, and conventions throughout the country. He is a regular member of the Imperial Brass, Omni Brass, Rose City Brass, Metroplexity Big Band, Essimar Trio, Rose City Jazz Orchestra, and The Project Band. He currently serves as a busy freelance trumpet player, composer and arranger in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex as well as East Texas and is the Professor of Trumpet and Jazz at Tyler Junior College in Tyler, Texas.