Trumpets - Steffen Kuehn, Jeff Lewis, Louis Fasmon, Henry Hung

Steffen Kuehn (Co-Director PMO)


See Bio under BAND LEAD





 Jeff Lewis


Jeff Lewis is a San Francisco-based freelance trumpet player, clinician and educator. He received his B.A. from San José State in 1987 and has studied with Claude Gordon, Dave Burkhart, and Mark Inouye. He has performed with Ray Charles and the California Symphony at the Concord Pavilion and has recorded with B.B. King on his Grammy-winning “Duets” album. He has also played with Boz Skaggs, Pete Escovedo, Maria Muldaur, Jon Faddis, Cedar Walton, Red Holloway, The O’Jays, the Coasters, the Drifters, and Joe Louis Walker.




 Louis Fasman


Mr. Fasman grew up in Redwood City, California. He studied the trumpet with Charlie Bubb and Herb Patnoe prior to attending De Anza College in Cupertino and Cal State Univ. L. A.
During his twelve year tenure in the Los Angeles area, he toured The U.S., Canada, Europe, the Far East, and the Caribbean as lead trumpeter with The Al Hirt Big Band, Circus Vargas, The Maynard Ferguson Orchestra, Bill Watrous’ Jazz Refuge West, and singer/composer Paul Anka. After returning to the Bay Area in 1991, Mr. Fasman has continued his performing career as a studio musician, recording on motion picture soundtracks, such as “Soapdish,” “Spy Kids”; the TV shows “Fame” and the VH-1 Honors with Steve Winwood, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, and Cheryl Crow. He is currently performing and recording with The Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra, Huey Lewis and the News, The E Family Band featuring Sheila E, The Narada Michael Walden Band, Dick Bright’s SRO, and Wayne Wallace’s Rhythm and Rhyme. 





Henry Hung


Has performed with:

Jazz: Stanley Clarke, Jimmy Cobb, Grammy-nominated Anthony Brown and the Asian American Jazz Orchestra, Andrew Speight, The Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, The Realistic Orchestra (2004 San Francisco Weekly Reader’s Poll Winner for best jazz group).

World: La India (Salsa); Quijerema, Guerrilla HiFi (2004 SF Weekly’s winner for Best World Group); Calypso with the Sidewinders; West African Hi-life and Afro-beat with Aphrodesia, Kotoja, Amandla Poets, and Albino; Brazilian Percussion with Sambasia and Fojo No Roupa; Salsa and other Afro-Caribbean styles with Brain Andres’ Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, Jesus Diaz Y Su QBA, Orq. Borinquen, Louis Romero’s Mazacote, The Pacific Mambo Orchestra.

RECORDINGS: Over 60 albums of various genres and scored music to three short films, “Seduction”, “Look Both Ways” (2006 SF Indie Fest), “Pick Me Up” and one documentary, “Lids.” Also can be heard on the theme song for the video game Team Fortress 2 and the bugle call on the audio tour for The Alamo in TX.





Upcoming Dates

Previous events


Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, CA


Summer Nights with PMO

Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA

PMO at the Montreux. - TBA

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, SWI

This engagement is supported byMid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.