About the Woodward Horns

  • James Hughes - Saxes
  • Bobby Streng - Saxes
  • Jimmy Smith - Trumpet
  • Matt Martinez - Trombone

Hometown: Detroit, MI

The Woodward Horns are a four-piece horn section from Detroit, Michigan. Performing in and around the region, they have earned a reputation of the highest level of musicianship. As a group, they have performed/recorded with Tunde Olaniran, Bobby Murray, Ben Sharkey, Beth Stalker & Ron Otis. Individually, the have performed with many different acts including Aretha Franklin, Idina Menzel, Josh Groban, Leonard Slatkin, the Verve Pipe, Mayer Hawthorne, & many others.

As composers, arrangers and performers, The Woodward Horns have the ability to breathe life into a project from its earliest stage of inception through to completion. Whether the call is for songwriting or planning, studio recording or live performance, the creativity and expertise provided by these players have positioned them as a premier horn section in the Midwest.