Trumpeter Nic Scott | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] Striving to be hailed as an impactful teen trumpeter Nic Scott is on a mission to give teen brass players a boost and he intends to use jazz to do it. Coupling fast-tracked world class education through intensive study with Hall of Famer Hunter Moss and the savvy to build a powerful network through …

Trumpeter Yale Friend | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] When did you first begin seriously studying your instrument? Music has always been in my blood. My grandfather was a jazz saxophonist and my older cousin is a professional guitarist who studied music at NYU. I wanted to play music since I can remember. I started guitar lessons in 3rd grade, then trumpet lessons …

Joey Sommerville Overnight Sensation Review

On October 28, 2014, trumpeter Joey Sommerville released Overnight Sensation, his fifth solo album on Jayvox. The album consists of nine originals amongst the ten tracks, and the trumpet player is heard sharing production duties with keyboardist, Jeff Lorber. Guests including Earl Klugh, Jeff Bradshaw, Elan Trotman, and Eric Essix make an appearance on the …

Rick Braun Can You Feel It Review

Can You Feel It is trumpet player Rick Braun’s 16th release as a solo artist and his return to the more jazz-funk that got him started with Beat Street in 1994. This latest effort from contemporary jazz veteran Rick Braun includes 11 tracks with 9 written or co-written by Braun and all of the classic …

Trumpet Player Adam Hébert | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] Adam Hébert is a young jazz trumpet player from Montreal. Born and raised in a family of musicians he was introduced to music at a very young age. From that point on, music has always been his biggest passion. His love for jazz is ever increasing as well as his skill set and the …

Trumpet Player Benny Benack III | Teen Jazz Artist

[twocol_one] Setup/Gear/Manufacturer of Instruments: Trumpet: Bach Stradivarius 72H, 43 leadpipe, Large Bore Mouthpiece: Bach 3C Flugelhorn: Carolbrass Artist Endorser – CLF-6200-GSS Mouthpiece: Carolbrass custom leadpipe fit specifically for their 3C[/twocol_one] [twocol_one_last] Trumpet Player Benny Benack III Located in Pittsburgh, PA, USA Trumpet & Jazz Voice Playing for 17 years www.bennybenackjazz.com/ | Facebook | Twitter | …

Review of BWB’s Album Human Nature

Eleven years ago guitarist Norman Brown, saxophonist Kirk Whalum and trumpeter Rick Braun came together to create the album, Groovin’, and the “supergroup” BWB. The group has once again joined forces to release Human Nature, a tribute to the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, on Heads Up International, a division of Concord Music Group. …

Trumpet Player Dizzy Gillespie Biography | Teen Jazz Legend

John Birks Gillespie, later known as Dizzy, was born in 1917 to James and Lottie Gillespie. He was the youngest of nine children. His father, James, was a local bandleader, and so, instruments and music were always available to young Dizzy at an early age. Dizzy Gillespie first began music by studying piano. He later …

Trumpet Player Miles Davis | Teen Jazz Legend

Miles Davis is arguably one of the most influential trumpet players and band leaders in American history (Louis Armstrong is another) with a career that spanned 50 years. He was not only a multi-platinum artist, but he was also an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2006). His album Kind Of Blue, …

Lane Stowe “Have Groove Will Travel” Review

This article is a guest post by Joel Perkosky. Many jazzers complain today that they cannot bring jazz into the modern music scene. While this might be true, there are numerous artists making jazz into a more ‘desirable’ art form for the new generation. One of these artists, in my humble opinion, is a man …