Trombone Section

Rob Melrose
Rob MelroseLead Trombone
Born in Portland, Rob has played the trombone since 1975. He currently works for a local silicon manufacturer as a quality engineer. Rob is very involved in the St. John’s music scene, playing with both the University of Portland Jazz Band and NoPo. In all, Rob plays trombone with four music groups in the Portland area, and he loves to play and share music with people of all ages.
Eric Marsh
Eric MarshTrombone
An elementary schoolteacher by day, Eric has played the trombone since he was 9 in a variety of fusion, funk and jazz arenas. He brings dynamic playing and creative soloing to the NoPo Big Band, a group already rich in both, and is excited to be playing great music in his home neighborhood.
Tim McCarthy
Tim McCarthyTrombone
Been playing trombone since 6th grade (still haven’t figured it out).
Formerly with the Bureau of Standards Big Band, Cascade Symphony, Marylhurst Symphony Orchestras.

Currently playing with the Krebsic Orkestar, the Love Bomb Go-Go, 7th Street Jazz Band, Get-A-Life Marching Band, and NoPo.

Scott Evensen
Scott EvensenBass Trombone
Coming Soon…