Trombonist / Composer / Educator
Trombonist Malec Heermans is a stalwart of the NYC music scene. He is a founding member of the Juan Andrés Ospina Big Band, and timba band People Of Earth. In 2015 Malec contributed to the GRAMMY award winning album Home.
Malec has contributed arrangements to numerous recording projects and is excited to be bringing more of his original work to recordings and the bandstand in the near future.
As an educator Malec is proud to be a teaching artist for GRIOT (Global Rhythms In Our Tribe) a forward thinking and free after school program in Harlem, administered by ALJA and The Mission Society, that explores performance, culture, and musicology through the lens of the African Diaspora.