john_vibe_bwJohn Culbreth is a trumpet player, composer, and teacher based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. John spends his time touring with New Orleans’ brass-led Jazz/Funk Fusion band Naughty Professor. Separately as a member of The Naughty Horns (Naughty Professor’s horn section), John performs and records with other artists and nationally touring groups. While earning his Bachelor of Music at Loyola Univeristy New Orleans, John qualified as a semifinalist in the 2014 National Trumpet Competition, and performed as a member of the Disney All-American College Band in Los Angeles, CA.

Some of the artists John has performed or recorded with include:

  • Naughty Professor
  • The Revivalists
  • Chali 2na
  • Galactic
  • Dumpstaphunk
  • Griz
  • George Porter Jr.
  • Eric Krasno
  • Anders Osborne
  • Eric Benny Bloom
  • Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra
  • John “Papa” Gros
  • Bobby Kimball
  • Bunny Sigler
  • K. Sparks
  • Afghan Whigs
  • Matt Lemmler’s Jazz Revival Band
  • Ryan Montbleau
  • Nigel Hall
  • Dynamo
  • New Orleans Suspects
  • Naked Orchestra
  • Loose Willis
  • Sexual Thunder
  • And more…


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