Dale Walter moved to Woodland in July of 2016 from Santa Cruz, CA. He has been playing trombone professionally for over 45 years, based in the San Francisco Bay Area & Santa Cruz. He received a Bachelor's in Music from Cal State University, Northridge in 1973 in Performance and Composition, focusing on Classical & Jazz. Dale has played with many different bands and excellent musicians over the years and has experience playing many different styles and genres, including Classical, Jazz, Funk, Fusion, Blues, Rock, Pop and Country Western. He also writes custom arrangements for local Big Bands & Small Combos. He is looking forward to helping the next generation of trombone and trumpet players get off to a good start, learning proper embouchure and technique from the beginning.