Flugelhorn with a passion...
From the age of 12, flugelhorn & trumpet artist Loran Cox has been inspired with Jazz, R&B, Soul and Latin music. After completing university studies, Loran moved to Dallas, TX and performed 7 years as lead trumpet and soloist with "Orquesta Carabali"—opening for Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, El Gran Combo, Selena and more. As bandleader of the acclaimed 7-piece Latin jazz group “Mambo Combo”, performances included South-by-Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) and NARAS “Grammy Sessions Live”. Loran moved to Miami, FL and went on to perform with Grammy, Latin Grammy and international recording artists including Luis Enrique, Tito Puente, Jr., Lalo Rodriguez, “Cachao” Lopez, Nestor Torres, Gerardo Rosales, Lefty Perez, Marlow Rosado and Desmond Child.
Now residing in California, Loran is freelancing with bands in Los Angeles and Orange County while continuing Groove Tantra recording sessions with 2 singles released in 2022. Loran is Groove Tantra songwriter, arranger and bandleader.
Loran's custom flugelhorn “Bix” was made in England by brass instrument artisan Andy Taylor. Loran is from Davenport, IA and resides in San Clemente, CA.