Jason Klobnak is a trumpet player who performs and is also an author, clinician, composer and educator. His band, The Jason Klobnak Quintet (JKQ) is comprised of high-caliber musicians known for their professionalism and versatility. The JKQ bring an infectious energy, warmth and distinct sound to the jazz experience. Together they recorded their second full-length album in 2015 called New Chapter, with funding from Pathways To Jazz.
In addition to the JKQ, Jason has played and recorded for numerous groups throughout Denver, CO and Des Moines, IA, playing in a variety of genres from jazz, indie-rock, pop and gospel. He has written two improvisation-based books called Targeting: Improvisation with Purpose and Breaking the Monotony. He is currently an adjunct professor and brass instructor at Arapahoe Community College.