photo by Mike Afolabi
Leo Maxey is a Baltimore area trumpeter. Reared in Augusta, GA, he began his musical studies under the tutelage of his father Leonard Maxey, Sr. and Darian Washington and was sharpened by the likes of local greats John Bradley, Michael Katterjohn, and Todd Jenkins. As well as leading his own small groups, he holds tenure with the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra and has performed with artist to include the David Murray Baltimore Big Band, Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra, the Whitt Williams Big Band, The Four Tops, The Impressions, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Tito Rojas, and others. He has studied with Alex Norris, Gary Thomas, Michael Formanek, Tim Murphy, Paul Bollenback, Blake Meister, Russell Thomas, Robert Blaine, and Darcie Bishop. He attended Brevard College, Jackson State University, the Naval School of Music, and is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute.
David Murray Baltimore Big Band
Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra
Todd Marcus Jazz Orchestra
Los Hermanos Moreno
The Four Tops
Kevin LaVar "I Will Restore"
Hank Levy Legacy Band
Whitt Williams Big Band
True Worshipers 12
"Think About Such Things", the Leo Maxey Quartet
"Bohemiana Vol 1. The Compositions and Arrangements of Dan Roberts", the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra https://bradlinde.bandcamp.com/album/bohemiana-the-compositions-and-arrangements-of-dan-roberts-volume-1
"I will Restore" Kevin LaVar