ALAN CHAUBERT Born in Switzerland ,Alan Chaubert started playing the trumpet at 12 in his hometown’s brassband and by the age of 17 starting to play professionally with different local bands and classical orchestras. Also at the same time he started to study the piano and teach music in private schools. In1985 he received a Degree with honors in performance and teaching from the Geneva Conservatory .His love for jazz lead him to go study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston .From 1986 to 1991 (After receiving a 2 year full Scholarship from Switzerland )he decide to explore the world of jazz and studied at Berklee where he perfected his studies on jazz improvisation and commercial arranging .(Diploma Commercial Arranging 1990).During that time Alan exposed himself to a wide variety of styles from classical ,Church Music ,Funk bands ,blues ,jazz to salsa. He was member for 4 years of one Boston’s Hottest R&B Band ”High Function” Back in Switzerland he became band leader and started a long collaboration with a great Jazz,R&B singer ,Yvonne Taylor , as accompanist and musical director .Alan produced 4 CD’s of Yvonne Taylor .He has also organized for 4 successful European Gospel tours. During this period Alan taught at Montreux Jazz Conservatory and also plaid with local jazz bands and big bands.(some of the guest soloist were Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersh,Phil Woods ,Philip Bailey) In 1997 he moved back to USA ,and live since next to New York city and since performed extensively in and around NYC as sidemen or with his band. Since 2002 Alan Chaubert is developing an unique combination of playing the trumpet and the piano at the same time which create a very distinctive sound .He worked with some fine NYC musicians to name a few :Bill Crow, Mike Richmond, Raphael Cruz, Manolo Badrena ,Cameron Brown , Essiet Essiet , Mc Clenty Hunter ,Enrico Granafei and as well as accompanist of singers Patsy Grant , Pat Tandy .