Trumpet: Gil Kaupp
Gil spent many years playing trumpet professionally on stage and in the studios in Europe. Based in Munich, Germany he has performed on countless jingles and more than 200 Albums and over 40 motion picture soundtracks including “The Silence of the Lambs”, “Das Boot” and “The Never Ending Story.”
Gil performs every Monday with Santa Fe & the Fat City Horns at the Palms Hotel & Casino, and nightly with the Donny & Marie show at the famous Las Vegas Flamingo Hotel & Casino. During the day Gil is Instructor of Music Technology & Recording Engineer at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and is the Jazz Trumpet instructor at UNLV.
Gil has performed/recorded with the following artists:
Barbra Streisand, David Foster, Bette Midler, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra Jr., Jennifer Hudson, Gladys Knight, Michael Bublé, Barry Manilow, Kool & The Gang, Carole King, Dionne Warwick, The Pointer Sisters, Chaka Kahn, Lionel Richie, Cecilia Noel, Natalie Cole, The New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer, The Temptations, The Weather Girls, Mavis Staples, The Scorpions, Klaus Doldinger, Shirley Bassey, Ray Brown, Bill Champlin, David Sanborn, Buddy Greco, Clint Holmes, Arturo Sandoval, Jerry Lewis, Nathan Tanouye & The Yellow Jackets.
TV Shows: Oprah!, Good Morning America, Late Night with Jay Leno, The View. HBO Specials: Bette Midler-The Showgirl Must Go On, From Dusk to Dawn-The Opening Night of the Smith Center Las Vegas, Jerry Lewis special.
Musicals: The Producers, Chicaco, West Side Story, Victor Victoria, Company, On The Town, La Cage aux Folles, 42nd Street & The Phantom of the Opera.