Terry Promaine (trombonist, arranger, composer) is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Jazz Studies at the University Toronto, The Director of “The Jazz Camp” at the Interprovincial Music Camp (IMC) and remains busy as a freelance tenor trombone/tuba/bass trombonist. He appears with numerous Toronto based groups including, The Mike Murley Septet, The John Macleod Big Band, The Paul Read Orchestra (PRO), Dave Young Sextet, The Dave Young/Terry Promane Octet, The DYTP Big Band (Dave Young/Terry Promane) The Kirk MacDonald Big Band, a long time member of The Boss Brass, an original member The Rob McConnell Tentet and the newly formed Davidson/Carn 9 (D/C 9).
As an educator, Terry is active presenting seminars and clinics at the Ontario Band Association (OBA), the Ontario Music Educators Association (OMEA) and Musicfest where Terry continues as the conductor of The Yamaha Allstar Big Band.
Theatre credits include, The Sound of Music, The Drowsy Chaperone, Show Boat, Fosse, The Producers, The Lord of the Rings Jolson, Crazy for You, Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King and many more.
As a composer and arranger, Terry writes for the University of Toronto Jazz Orchestras, The Dave Young Sextet/Octet – The Paul Read Orchestra, (PRO), The Kirk MacDonald Big Band, The Dave McMurdo Jazz Orchestra, and most recently DYTP Big Band and DC9
Terry has received a number of National Jazz Awards nominations including Arranger of The Year 2005 and “Jazz Trombonist of the Year 2005, 2006, and 2007. In 1999, and 2000, Terry was honored as the “Jazz Trombonist of theYear” from the Jazz Report magazine.