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Bob Lark

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: December 19, 1958    

Bob Lark is a trumpet and flugelhorn player whose performances are especially notable for his lyrical style and fine tone. His harmonically oriented improvisations shift between aggressive and cool playng. In speaking of Lark, jazz icon Clark Terry says, “He's a very good trumpet player, a very good musician. He's paid his dues.

Recently released on the Jazzed Media label is the CD recording Reunion, by Bob Lark and his Alumni Big Band. The Bob Lark/Phil Woods Quintet, which includes prominent jazz artists Jim McNeely, Steve Gilmore and Bill Goodwin, has released three CD's on the Jazzed Media label....
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Awards

2010 DownBeat Magazine awarded Bob Lark with an award for his years of achievement in Jazz Education.
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    Sweet Return

    Jazzed Media
    2014
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    Reunion

    Jazzed Media
    2012
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    Cathy's Song

    Jazzed Media
    2010
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    Live at the Jazz Showcase

    Jazzed Media
    2009
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    Suggestions

    Jazzed Media
    2007
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    Until You

    Hallway Records
    2006
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    In Her Eyes

    Jazzed Media
    2006
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Featured recording “Sweet Return”

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Sweet Return

Jazzed Media (2014)

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Primary InstrumentTrumpet

LocationChicago, IL

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundProfessor; Director of Jazz Studies at DePaul University, Chicago

YAMAHA trumpets and flugelhorns
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