Sean Nelson earned a Master's degree in music from University of North Texas and a Bachelor's degree from Sam Houston State University. While at North Texas, he played lead trombone with the 2:00 Lab Band, bass trombone in the 3:00 Lab Band, Wind Symphony, and sang in the Jazz Singers I. He is a teaching fellow for the trombone studio, as well as a teaching assistant for the jazz arranging program. As an arranger, his charts have been performed by a variety of ensembles, including have two charts on the upcoming 2:00 Lab Band album. Professionally, Sean has performed with many groups in the Dallas area, including big bands, salsa bands, pop bands, and wind bands, as well as various cruise ships around the globe.