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Matt Lavelle

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: April 11, 1970    

Matt Lavelle

Matt Lavelle (Paterson NJ 1970), began his Music career with a High School Big Band tour of the Soviet Union in 1988, and then a 5 year period of study with Hildred Humphries, a Swing era veteran that played with Count Basie, Billie Holiday, and many others of the time. Lavelle played Trumpet during this time as a member of Hildred's band. Lavelle then made his move on New York City to go through the trials of all new Jazz musicians, and played straightahead jazz until 1995, when he relocated to Kingston New York and immersed himself in the study of the Bass-clarinet, keeping the trumpet going creating the only known successful double of these two challenging instruments. Lavelle returned to New York seeking out what is known as the Downtown community in 1999, which he has been a member of to this day. Along the way Lavelle has played with William Parker, which also consisted of a tour in Sardinia Italy, Sabir Mateen, consisting of a tour of Northern Italy, and also toured in Scotland with his own trio, an improvisation collective known as Eye Contact. Lavelle began study with Ornette Coleman in 2005, having a huge impact and transformational impact on the musician, also resulting in the addition of the Alto Clarinet as another voice. With over 10 appearances as a sideman on record....
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    Harmolodic Monk

    UNSEEN RAIN
    2014
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    Goodbye New York, Hello World

    Music Now
    2011
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    The Manifestation Drama

    Meniscus
    2009
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    Cuica In The Third House

    Meniscus
    2007
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    Matt Lavelle And Daniel Carter

    Meniscus
    2004
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    Trumpet Rising Bass-Clarinet Moon

    Meniscus
    2004
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    Matt Lavelle: Trumpet Rising and Bass Clarinet Moon

    577 Records
    2004
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Primary Instrument:
Trumpet

Location:
New York city, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Please contact me via email if interested in private lessons for trumpet or Bass-Clarinet.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
I teach a course called "the nature of spirituality in sound",.which deals with the direct relationships between sound,the world,and meta-physical reality..please contact via email for more information.

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Harmolodic Monk

UNSEEN RAIN (2014)
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