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 of John Fumo

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_cover18 days agoby

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

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_1952about 1 month agoby

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

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_19522 months agoby

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

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar3 months agoby

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

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_img_65665 months agoby

    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.

  • Verified ReviewDefault-avatar6 months agoby

    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!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_scan00039 months agoby

    John is a true professional with exceptional talent!

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_1463563_10151555078924229_993907787_nover 1 year agoby

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

  • Verified ReviewListing_thumb_plusamanagementover 1 year agoby

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

  • Default-avatarabout 1 year agoby

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

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Interview with John Fumo

What are you working on at the moment?
Traveling the world for Neil Diamonds 50th anniversary tour!
What do you like most about your job?
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!
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Peter Gabriel-I've worked with so many great artist's from James Brown to Neil Diamond, I've always loved Peters work!
Tell us about your studio setup.
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.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I mainly record horn sections depending on the clients needs, from solo trumpet to full 6 piece sections or more.