Amazon.com Widgets
Track

Michael Karr

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: September 19    

Michael Karr

Michael Karr is a formally trained, award winning, critically acclaimed trumpet player, skilled keyboardist, composer, arranger, lyricist, engineer and producer and has been featured on close to 40 records. After losing a lifetime of work and memories in a fire, Michael is reestablished in his new Greenwich Village studio, recording and producing several original projects.

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Michael’s debut in music came at age 11, recording his first two albums as a trumpet soloist with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony. In the 9th grade, Michael caught the eye of the great Randy Purcell (lead trombonist with Maynard Ferguson) who assisted Michael is getting a music scholarship for trumpet and piano to Carnegie Mellon University, which he began the following year. He continued his education at Duquesne and Pitt Universities, where he played under the direction of Nathan Davis and his Pitt University Jazz Assemble. After completing two Bachelor Degrees by age 19, Michael left Pittsburgh and went on the road, touring across the United States and in Europe....
read more

”...One of the most creative trumpet players of today's industry with a sound that fuses Miles and Chet as one...”

Primary Instrument:
Trumpet

Location:
New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Sorry, no recommendations at this time.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.


Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Michael Karr events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Submit Take Five Answers. We'll publish your Take Five questions and answers as an article, feature it on the home page and link to it from your musician profile.

Post a formal announcement to the News Center. We'll publish it and syndicate it for you.

No videos available. Add a video now.
Rank: 3,626 Views: 5,814
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

Steve Wilson/Lewis Nash

About | Enter

Tom Chang

Tom Chang

About | Enter

Cedar Walton

Cedar Walton

About | Enter

Sheryl Bailey

Sheryl Bailey

About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how