James A Beckel (Composer)
Born: 16th July 1948, Marion, Ohio, United States
James A. Beckel Jr. is a contemporary American composer and, as of 2012, principal trombonist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. His compositions have been performed and recorded by the Baltimore, Atlanta, Indianapolis Symphonies, Ft. Wayne Philharmonic, United States Air Force Band, the DC Air Force Orchestra, and many other nationally-recognized orchestras throughout the United States.
Beckel is married, has two children, and is a member of the Carmel Brass Choir.