"If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know."
-- Louis Armstrong
Skip Dolt’s love of jazz and big band music was cultivated early in life. Growing up "down in the west Texas town of El Paso", Skip was selected in high school to play in the Texas All-State Jazz Ensemble and went on to play in the Texas Christian University Jazz Ensemble for four years. In 2012, he performed with The Curt Wilson Alumni Jazz Band at The Royal College of Music in London and The American Cemetery at Omaha Beach in Normandy. In 2015, he traveled again with The Curt Wilson Alumni Jazz Band to perform at the prestigious Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy, and The Jazz a Juan Festival in Antibes, France. In 2019, Skip returned with the Curt Wilson Alumni Band to perform at the Heineken Jazzaldia Festival in San Sebastián, Spain. Skip also plays as a student member in the GSU Clarkston Jazz ensemble, and was honored as the 2014 inductee into the TCU Band of Fame.
When he's not playing trombone, Skip pursues his hobby as a local dentist.