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Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Bill Warfield graduated from the Manhattan School of Music where he was garnered with the Maynard Ferguson Scholarship, the William H. Borden Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Jazz, and the Carmine Caruso Award for Outstanding Trumpet Performance. During that time, he studied composition with a number of jazz’ most acclaimed composers – among them Hank Levy and Bob Brookmeyer – before embarking on his career as a professional trumpeter and arranger. Warfield has released nine previous albums leading his own ensembles and has appeared in the horn sections of numerous other albums, including two by the acclaimed Bill Kirchner Nonet...
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”Trumpeter, composer, arranger, and long-established educator Bill Warfield‘s new recording, Trumpet Story, leads to an inescapable conclusion: the ears of America’s youth may be in better shape than feared. True to its title, the album offers a story – one part autobiography, one part history, and one part character study, portraying one of the great trumpet players of our time.” —Randy Brecker

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Featured recording “Trumpet Story”

Trumpet Story

Planet Arts Network
2014
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    Trumpet Story

    Planet Arts Network
    2014
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