Jason Logue is a freelance trumpet player, composer, and arranger based in Toronto. He has performed with jazz greats Sam Rivers, Carla Bley, The Woody Herman Orchestra, Dave Brubek, Phil Nimmons, Dave Grusin, Louis Belson, Steve Swallow, Kenny Wheeler, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Guido Basso, Jim McNeeley and Rob McConnell.
He is best known for his Lead Trumpet work with David Clayton-Thomas, Emille-Claire Barlow, Laila Biali, Manteca, John Macleod, Kirk MacDonald, Manteca, Brian Barlow, N.O.J.O, Brian Dickinson, Mike Malone and Darcy Hepner.
As a freelance lead trumpeter, Jason has backed up artists such as Take 6, Michael MacDonald, Carvin Wynans, Diana Krall, John Pizzarelli, Rufus Wainwright, Aretha Franklin, Daniel Lanois, Chantal Kreviazuk, Shirley Bassey, The Funk Brothers, Johnny Mathis, Jeff Healey, Mary Wilson, Bernadette Peters, Marie Osmond, Ben Vareen, Hal Linden, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Bobby Vinton, Little Anthony and the imperials, The Temptations, The 4 Tops, The Platters, Maureen McGovern, Robbie Lane and the Deciples, The Coasters, Martha Reeves, The Spinners, Frankie Valli, Fabian and Bobby Ridell.
Jason leads his own group, the Jason Logue Sextet (great name, eh!?) performing his original music.
Jason has also performed in the Toronto productions of the musicals Matilda, Book of Mormon, Kinky Boots, Motown, If/Then, Aladdin, Dirty Dancing, Hairspray, The Last Empress, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, The Rat Pack, Cinderella, Jersey Boys, The Addams Family, 9 to 5, Come Fly Away, Young Frankenstein and Hair. As well, Jason has performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the National Arts Center Orchestra (Ottawa) as a guest 1st trumpet for many pops concerts.
Jason is currently on the Faculty at The University of Toronto and is an adjudicator for Musicfest Canada.