John Kool

Trumpet, Flute, Vocals

John Kool

founding member, trumpet, flute vocals, arranger

John has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Drake University, taught school instrumental music near Fort Dodge, Iowa and in Omaha and worked at Swoboda Music in Omaha for many years. He has a wide variety of performance experience, from symphony orchestras, big band, ballroom dance bands, and polka bands and even solo performances with background tracks at retirement centers.  


He is best known as bugler for the horse races at AkSarBen and Horsemen’s Park.