Nelson Bell-Sousaphone

Nelson Bell (Tuba/Sousaphone/Euphonium/Tenor and Bass Trombones) is a graduate of the University of Washington school of music and has been performing professionally in Seattle for 20 years, toured throughout the US, parts of Canada, and has also performed in Europe.  Aside from J & the M's, current groups include 45th St Brass and the Triskadeikaband.  Past groups include Reptet, Yogoman Burning Band, Tubaluba, and he has performed with and/or recorded for many groups and musicians, including Clinton Fearon and the Boogie Brown Band, Diana Krall, the O'Jays, David Byrne, Johnny Mathis, Bernadette Peters, Ben Vereen, and MAKU Sound System to name a few.