Prior to his appointment at Texas Tech, Mr. Decker was Principal Trombonist with the Honolulu Symphony, Lecturer of Trombone at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Director of the Manoa Trombones.
James studied at the Julliard School, under the tutelage of Edward Herman, Jr. He received both Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Performance from that institution in four years. He also received a Masters Degree in Music Education from Herbert H. Lehman College in New York City.
Mr. Decker was recently featured on the True Power Trumpet Fitness Channel. Click the following link to access this episode: True Power - Jim Decker
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