Brandon Moore Big Band

A new Big Band in Town! Join us in the Jazz Cave Sunday, July 23 for the Brandon Moore Big Band. The concert begins at 7:30pm, doors at 7.

LIVE PERFORMANCE TICKETS ($35) – NEW add a charcuterie box on eventbrite with your ticket, more details here.

The Brandon Moore Big Band is a Nashville based jazz ensemble assembling some of the finest jazz and session musicians in the area. The compositions and arrangements of the band feature a wide variety of styles, and focus on showcasing the virtuosity of the band members.

Saxes- Brandon Moore, Jovan Quallo, Joel Frahm, Kevin Gatzke, Gus Arnold
Trumpets- Steve Patrick, Rob Quallich, Jamey Simmons, Andrew Golden
Trombones- Barry Green, Roger Bissell, Jeff Adams, Matt Jefferson
Rhythm- Pat Coil, Jacob Jezioro, Danny Gottlieb


Brandon Moore is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, educator, and multi-instrumentalist based in the Nashville area. Originally from Dexter, MO, Brandon moved to Denton, TX to study jazz at the prestigious University of North Texas. Brandon graduated in 2016 with a B.M. Degree in Jazz Studies in saxophone and in 2018 with a M.M. in Jazz Studies with an emphasis in composition and arranging.

At UNT, he performed, recorded, and toured with the world-renowned One O’Clock Lab Band. Brandon studied under Rich DeRosa, Alan Baylock, and Brad Leali As a writer, Brandon’s pieces were recorded on “Lab 2018: The Rhythm of the Road” and “Lab 2017.”  In 2018, Brandon won a Downbeat Student Music award for his arrangement of “My Shining Hour” as well as being selected as an Outstanding Soloist in the Graduate Jazz Soloist category. Brandon was a finalist in the Eastman Winds “Perform with Mintzer Competition: 2016.” During his masters degree studies, Brandon was a Teaching Fellow in Jazz Arranging, Jazz Saxophone, and directed the 6 O’Clock Lab Band.

Brandon has performed or recorded with notable artists such as Brett Eldredge, Dan & Shay, Hugh Jackman, Thomas Rhett, Pat Coil, Duffy Jackson, Joel Frahm, Don Aliquo, Danny Gottlieb, and others. Brandon’s compositions and arrangements have been performed by artists such as The Airmen of Note, Chris Potter, One O’Clock Lab Band, Joe McBride, and Eric Scortia. Currently, he resides in Nashville, TN, where he works as a saxophonist, arranger, and educator.