Jessica Buzbee, a trombonist and Eastman clinician based in Melbourne, Australia, attended the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and studied with Ingemar Roos and Christian Lindberg. She has also studied with Michael Bequet, Arnold Jacobs, Jay Friedman, and Edward Kleinhammer. While studying in Chicago, she was a member of the Chicago Civic Orchestra.
Jessica was the first prize winner of the international solo trombone competitions Concours Branimir Slokar 2000 in Switzerland and Lieksa Trombone Competition 1998 in Finland, as well as third prize at the Concorso Internazionale Giovani Concertisti 2000 in Italy. In 2002, Jessica received the Swedish honor “Kristallen den fina” (Crystal Prize).
Jessica is a member of the trombone sextet Trombone Unit 2000, a group handpicked and directed by Christian Lindberg. They performed at the 1998, 2003, and 2010 International Trombone Festivals.
Jessica’s recordings include a duet with Christian Lindberg on his CD Christian Lindberg and Friends Play, a duet with Tim Buzbee on his solo CD Buzzed, and the low brass orchestral excerpt CD Eruption. She has held positions with the Gävle, Malmö, and Iceland Symphony Orchestras and the Malmö Opera Orchestra.