Jazz trumpet artist Bob Montgomery has appeared throughout Europe, Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Japan and the United States. He has performed in back-up orchestras for such artists as Sammy Davis Jr., Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones and Nancy Wilson. Montgomery toured Europe with Clark Terry's Big Bad Band, served as artist-in-residence in Adelaide, South Australia, appeared as featured soloist with the Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra for the International Trumpet Guild and appeared with Clark Terry at Town Hall in New York City for the New York JVC Jazz Festival's tribute to Clark Terry.
Montgomery has earned many awards as an educator including Teacher of the Year, Jazz Educator and Performer of the Year and Colorado Jazz Educator of the Year. He has served both Kansas and Colorado as president of state for the International Association of Jazz Educators. In addition, he has directed All-State Jazz Ensembles in Colorado, Kansas, Arizona, Iowa and Oklahoma. Montgomery was founder and director of Clark Terry's All-American Jazz Camp and Rich Matteson's Mile High Jazz Camp; executive director of Colorado Jazz Workshops; board member of the Colorado Gift of Jazz; and a member of the board of trustees for the International Foundation for Jazz. He is a Yamaha performing artist/clinician.