"The Strictly Sinatra Jazz Band set up at Federal Hill in Providence to entertain its audience..
..but there was something different about this particular summer night performance in 2015.
They called up a special guest.
The guest pulled out his own trumpet and began to improvise a solo, bringing the crowd to its feet as many pulled out their phones to record the performance..."
- THE ENTERPRISE NEWSPAPER
V I D E O S
Cameron Shave in Chatham - Photo ©️ Pasley Family
Cameron Shave is a 16 year-old Free-Lance Boston-based Jazz Trumpeter and bandleader. Cameron works with the Celebrity Series of Boston in performances such as Jazz Along the Charles (a walkable concert on the DCR Boston Esplanade), Concert For One and opening for jazz headliners such as Jason Palmer.
Cameron Shave also directs the CSJO (Cameron Shave Jazz Orchestra), a gigging high-school big band made up with some of the top young players in the state, an All-Star Octet, which opens for the John Allmark Jazz Orchestra in Pawtucket, RI and serves as a substitute choir director and worship accompanist at Bridgwater's Central Square Congregational Church.
Cameron also plays in local area bands such as Beantown Swing Orchestra, Nightlife Orchestra, Tri-County Symphonic Band, South Coast Jazz Orchestra, the New England Conservatory Youth Jazz Orchestra and Slightly Tooned.
Cameron Shave was one of ten Berklee Five-Week Program participants out of over four-hundred auditioning participants to receive a full-tuition scholarship for the following year's program.
VIDEOS C A M E R O N S H A V E
B-R JAZZ BAND
Cameron Shave, age 15, playing jazz trumpet with the B-R High-School Jazz Band.