Josh Rzepka

Trumpet, Composer - Chicago

Chicago based trumpeter and composer Josh Rzepka has been featured on NPR, PBS, and has been heard on jazz radio across the country and world. His album Into the Night reached the #9 position on the JazzWeek radio chart and the #5 position on the CMJ Jazz chart.

In 2019 Josh released his first book with co-author Roger Ingram, titled The Versatile Trumpeter: Duets Vol. 1, a collection of 16 original duets with supporting text and a play along recording.

Since the fall of 2015 Josh has toured across North America with classic rock sensation Under the Streetlamp. He has appeared on stage with the Detroit Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Cleveland Pops, among others.

Josh earned his BM from the Oberlin Conservatory with a double major in classical and jazz trumpet performance. He earned his MM in performance from Boston University’s College of Fine Arts.

Josh is a Denis Wick Artist.