Horn sections and solos

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LA studio musician 25+years. Home studio recorded several original trax for TV shows Mad Men, Aquarius, Movies, 50/50, Hop and many more.

Horn section recordings or solos for your tracks. Female background vocals available.
John Fumo is one of the major players in the Los Angeles-based recording scene. His ability to improvise under any setting (from bop to free jazz) has long been a valuable asset.”
Scott Yanow, from Trumpet Kings (The Players Who Shaped the Sound of Jazz Trumpet) ©2001

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Reviews (10)

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  1. Review by Esther D.

    John recorded horns on our new single, a real chance for us to work with him. Great talent, availability and super efficiency. MANDOO

  2. Review by Phillip T.

    John is simply amazing. Professional all the way. Have really enjoyed working with him!

  3. Review by Phillip T.

    Total pro and really fun to work with! Can wait until the next project!

  4. Review by Steve L.

    John is an outstanding musician and a really lovely person to work with. His playing was exactly what I was after, a total pro!!

  5. Review by Martin Della Nina

    John is an extremely talented and professional musician.
    He tracked down his trumpets the same day I asked for them with the highest quality.
    No doubt I'll be sure to ask for his services again in the future.

    It's invaluable to have a trumpet this good on your track.

  6. Review by Daniel P.

    John Fumo is a brilliant musician. Professional, inspired and with the gift of elevating your track to a new level. It doesn't get better than this, really. Unless you resurrect Miles or Louis...Jaw-dropping playing!

  7. Review by Scott B.

    John is a true professional with exceptional talent!

  8. Review by Grand Moustache

    John was quick to respond and quick to get the job done. He also did an excellent job. Thanks mate!

  9. Review by Plus A Management

    John is amazingly talented. 100 Percent recommendable. Great ear and super professional.

  10. Review by  have

    I have used john Fumo for 15 years ... always amazing ...always in tune can read anything

Interview with John Fumo

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: Traveling the world for Neil Diamonds 50th anniversary tour!

  3. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  4. A: I bring beauty to others thru music-I have worked all my life honing my craft and when I can shed some happiness to another person I feel rewarded!

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: Versatile.

  7. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  8. A: Peter Gabriel-I've worked with so many great artist's from James Brown to Neil Diamond, I've always loved Peters work!

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: I have a studio in the backyard of my home, treated with high quality diffusers and tuned for a warm brass sound. I use a John Hardy mic pre, hand made cables for all the gear and a Fat Head 2 on the trumpet.

  11. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  12. A: I mainly record horn sections depending on the clients needs, from solo trumpet to full 6 piece sections or more.

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  • Neil Diamonds 50th anniversary world tourApr 09, 2017

    Just hit the road for the 2017 tour. I have all my recording gear with me and continue to record sessions from the road. I usually find an unused ballroom in our hotel that sounds great. My other horns guys are out here and I have access to anything you can imagine-gear wise.

  • Neil Diamond TourSep 15, 2015

    The ND tour wraps up in November 2015 and already filling up my home recording schedule.