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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: June 19, 1967

Canadian trumpet player Darren Barrett was born to Jamaican parents. His father worked as an auto mechanic and his mother worked in a factory. Darren's dad was also a part-time musician who “pushed all his five children toward music,” and there was always jazz, reggae, all kinds of music in the house. As a result, his three older brothers also became professional musicians.
Darren remembers that, “the first time I heard Miles Davis was on the record 'Round About Midnight, and when I heard Miles' sound and his approach, I knew that the instrument I wanted to play was the trumpet.”
Two early teachers were particularly significant: in middle school, trumpeter Dan Moir, and in high school Ron Botnick, who had the band sounding like Maynard Ferguson...
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Featured recording “The Music of the Bee Gees”

The Music of the Bee Gees

db Productions
2014
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    The Music of the Bee Gees

    db Productions
    2014
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