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Zachary Finnegan Trumpet Lessons

Educational Opportunities

Private Studies with Zachary Finnegan

Chicago Jazz Trumpet Lessons | Zachary Finnegan

Offered in person in Chicago, IL, USA (Central Time) or elsewhere pending tour/teaching schedule.

Also offered online via Zoom/FaceTime, (payments made through PayPal, Zelle or Venmo).

Email for rates and further details.

Subjects include: Trumpet, Piano, Jazz & Improvisation, Theory & Ear Training, Composition & Arranging, Audio Engineering, Portfolio Development and Entrepreneurship.

Get in touch here to schedule your first lesson.

Zach is also on teaching staff at Fusion Academy High School in Oak Brook, IL.

Music Lesson Agreement

“Zach is the total package – a great trumpet player, a creative improviser, a unique composer, and a consummate professional in everything he does.”


     John Raymond; Downbeat award-winning trumpet & flugelhornist


Louis Armstrong on Cornet Chop Suey (Hot Fives and Sevens)

Louis Armstrong on Potato Head Blues (Hot Fives and Sevens)

Clifford Brown on All the Things You Are (Clifford Brown Sextet in Paris)

Clifford Brown on Joy Spring (Clifford Brown & Max Roach)

Blue Mitchell on I'll Close My Eyes (Blue's Mood)

Blue Mitchell on I Wish I Knew (Blue's Mood)

Blue Mitchell on Blue's Mood (Blue's Mood)

Chet Baker on Have You Met Miss Jones (Lonely Star)

Chet Baker on There Will Never Be Another You (Chet Baker Sings)

Kenny Dorham on Mack The Knife (Quiet Kenny)

Kenny Dorham on Old Folks (Quiet Kenny)

Roy Hargrove on Public Eye (Public Eye)

Roy Hargrove on September in the Rain (Public Eye)

Roy Hargrove on Diverse (Birds of A Feather)

Roy Hargrove on Yardbird Suite (Birds of A Feather and Parker's Mood)

Roy Hargrove on Roy Allan (Family)

Roy Hargrove on Dewey Square (Parker's Mood)

Wynton Marsalis on Just Friends (Live at the House of Tribes)

Wynton Marsalis on What is This Thing Called Love? (Live at the House of Tribes)

Nicholas Payton on Dolphin Dance (Fingerpainting)

Nicholas Payton on One Finger Snap (Fingerpainting)

Nicholas Payton on Driftin' (Fingerpainting)

Sean Jones on Offering Time (Roots)

Sean Jones on Puddin' Time (Roots)

Marquis Hill on Beep Durple (The Way We Play)

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