Donvonte’ McCoy is a world renowned trumpeter. A native of Washington D.C. , Donvonte’ soon found himself in New York city studying music . He began his Jazz career officially with the Lionel Hampton orchestra. Since then, Donvonte’ has performed with many other top names. These include Curtis Fuller, Ellsworth Gipson, and Joe Chambers to name a few. As an educator, Mr. McCoy has held positions in public schools as well as the conservatory. These days are more focused on band leading duties and live performances. The Donvonte’ McCoy quintet has been a regular treat at Washington D.C.`s own Eighteenth Street Lounge .