Kelly Faus performing as lead trumpet with the Mile High Mood Swings jazz orchestra


Kelly Faus is a jazz trumpeter, composer, and educator in the Boulder, Colorado area. He received formal training in music and psychology at the University of Northern Colorado, and he performed with the University’s premier jazz ensembles as jazz and lead trumpet. Faus studied with composition professors at the collegiate level as well as many renowned trumpeters such as Greg Gisbert and Brad Goode.

His experience with music composition and production spans over a decade, and includes personal and commercial work. Faus even utilized music technology to educate and support developmentally disabled adults during his tenure as a day program music instructor.

Faus’ performance credits include appearances with Dr. Dog, Sean Bones Band, Jeremy Mohney Quartet, Kevin Matthews Jazz Orchestra, Bill Smith, Futaba, Guerrilla Fanfare, Flatirons Jazz Orchestra, and Mile High Mood Swings among others.