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Darren Sterud
Primary Instrument
Other Instruments
Bass, Drums, Trumpet
A Madison native, Darren has toured to Europe, Canada, The Domincan Republic and the UK with a diverse number of groups. A member of the MAMA award winning Blues and R&B Band "The Jimmys" Darren has won four "Best Brass" Awards.
Also a member of the Madison band Mama Digdown's Brass Band, Darren has made regular trips to New Orleans to play Jazz Fest, French Quarter Fest, Mardi Gras and at Preservation Hall.

Darren leads his own 19 piece jazz big band and other various small groups in his spare time. An active educator he teachers at LaFollette High School as a percussion instructor, Beloit Memorial High School as the Trombone instructor and Jazz Coach, The University of Wisconsin, Madison as the Senior Instructor of Jazz Trombone, WSMA and WMEA as a clinician and performer and as a private clinician in and around Wisconsin.

You can reach Darren on Facebook or via email
Associates and Bands
The Jimmys, Mama Digdown's Brass Band, The Darren Sterud Orchestra, Madison Jazz Orchestra, Johannes Wallmann Quintet, Johannes Wallmann's Sweet Minute Big Band, Grupo Candela, Tony Castaneda's Latin Jazz Band,