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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: December 15, 1977

KRIS TINER (b. 1977) is active on the West Coast as a trumpet player, composer, and improviser. His music has been described as “extraordinarily inventive” by Signal to Noise magazine, Cadence Magazine calls him “a really compelling voice,” and LA Weekly jazz critic Greg Burk claims, “Trumpeter Kris Tiner can turn barbed wire to beauty.” He has performed at concert venues and festivals throughout North America and in Europe and West Africa and he appears on over 35 recordings. His own projects have been released on the Clean Feed, pfMENTUM, Nine Winds, and Evander Music labels and are regularly featured on jazz radio stations throughout the world. In addition to numerous interdisciplinary collaborations involving dance, poetry and spoken word, visual art, film, and animation he has recorded music for radio, television, and motion picture scores and his trumpet playing has been heard on MTV, NBC, Comedy Central, and NPR....
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”Trumpeter Kris Tiner can turn barbed wire to beauty...” -Greg Burk, LA WEEKLY

“Peerless technique with a rigorous, Miles-like economy, and a folksy sort of lyricism that one does not usually find in avant-jazz.” -Dave Wayne, JAZZREVIEW.COM

“Trumpeter Kris Tiner has a beautifully clear swing-to-freebop sound and a gift for phrases that hang provocatively in the air.” -Nate Dorward, Exclaim! Canada's Music Authority

“Tiner in particular is a really compelling voice, blending the timbral resourcefulness of Smoker or Wadada with the focused linear constructions of, say, Booker Little.” -Jason Bivins, CADENCE MAGAZINE

“Tiner plays through a spectrum of tones and approaches...” -Rex Butters, ALL ABOUT JAZZ LOS ANGELES

“Tiner's trumpet and flugelhorn work is both conversational and eliptical, much like Bill Dixon's in its unhurried examination of space.” -Larry Nai, CADENCE MAGAZINE

“Extraordinarily inventive.....

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Primary InstrumentTrumpet

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundKRIS TINER has lectured on both music and visual art, and currently directs the jazz program and teaches courses in jazz and American popular music at Bakersfield College. He has taught at CSU Bakersfield, Taft College, Wasco High School, and the Academy of Creative Education in Los Angeles, and he has been a visiting lecturer/clinician/performer at CalArts, Bennington College, Mesa College, Saddleback College and The Oakwood School as well as at numerous high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools throughout Southern California...

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Music

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    There, Just As You Look For It

    pfMentum
    2005
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