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Born and raised in Colorado, Joshua Trinidad is making his music heard all over the world. Recently, Joshua can be heard on albums with notable artists such as Sage Francis, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Nathaniel Ratliff, Lee Konitz, and many others. Over the past few years Joshua has had the opportunity to play trumpet with acts such as: The Mars Volta, Ikey Owens, The Flobots, Cake, PELA, Karl Denson, OK Go, The United States Air Force Falconaries, The Colorado Wind Ensemble, Fishbone, George Clinton, The Bad Plus and many others. He is one of Colorado’s premier trumpet players and on call musicians in the area. His inspirations are as varied as the musicians he plays with; he finds the following as inspirations as well as mentors: Ron Miles, Hugh Ragin, Fred Hess, Roy Hargrove, Russell Gunn, Jaga Jazzist, Radiohead, Bjork, and Mathias Eick. While getting his formal education in music and education at The University of Colorado he gained popularity through his performances with artists such as Ron Miles, Hugh Ragin, Fred Hess, Dave Devine, Lee Konitz, Greg Gisbert, The New York Voices, Edgar Meyer, and The Fray.
After finishing school, he was appointed by local radio station Jazz89.3FM KUVO to create a new program that would invite new listeners to the station. The Jazz Odyssey was created in 2005 by Joshua from which he featured music ranging from the 1960’s to today. The program is in its ninth year of programming.
Joshua Trinidad, in 2012 teamed up with New York photographer Chris Buck and released what was a groundbreaking album. Joshua Trinidad selected ten photographs captured by Chris Buck and wrote and recorded music for each photo in the format of a soundtrack; “BUCK. Some of the photos for this collaborative project include Chris’s work with Bjork, Robert Kennedy Jr. and many others. For a trumpeter and photographer to work together in creating a project such as this, is beyond unique. Joshua released this album in Brooklyn, Denver and Los Angeles in the summer of 2012.
Joshua tours the nation regularly and has made a musical home for himself in New York over the past 3 years, playing with artists such as Mike Brown, David Ceiri and Rudy Royston. He just wrapped up a European tour through England where he opened for Elton John, The Wu Tang Clan, and The Roots on the Isle of Wight at The Bestival music festival.
He continues with his commitment to the community as a professor for The University of Colorado and an educator in Denver Public Schools. Joshua is Harrelson Trumpets Artist.