Dominic Marino is an award winning trombonist, composer, arranger, sound engineer, and music producer. He has performed around the world as a professional freelance musician with the Woody Herman Orchestra, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, the Bob Lark Alumni Big Band, Under the Streetlamp, Marie Osmond, and Royal Caribean Cruise Lines among others. In Cincinnati, Dominic has performed with top groups such as the Blue Wisp Big Band, the Cincy Brass, Tropicoso, the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, the PsycoAcoustic Orchestra, Carmon DeLeon’s New Studio Big Band, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, the Newbees, and many more. He is currently a professor for the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s Jazz Department and a consultant with the Cincinnati School for Creative & Performing Arts.
Scott Hand is a professional architect and planner with experience working on a variety of redevelopment projects. His specialty is performing arts and architectural acoustics. He has managed a small business, and has extensive knowledge coordinating teams. He has worked with many organizations to redevelop and relocate their performing arts facilities, including professional theaters, schools, universities, bars, clubs, music venues, and recording studios. Scott has also operated an independent record label focusing on digital distribution since 2001. He is currently a Project Architect with Childress & Cunningham.