Amazon.com Widgets

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

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

SoundCloud Player

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.

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

Primary InstrumentTrumpet

LocationNew York, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Rank: 3,922 Views: 5,830
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Mort Weiss

Mort Weiss

About | Enter

Rotem Sivan

Rotem Sivan

About | Enter

Michael Carvin

Michael Carvin

About | Enter

Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Help improve the Michael Karr profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Michael Karr musician profile.