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David Marriott, Jr.

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Born: December 18, 1973    Primary Instrument: Trombone

Described by one reviewer as a “canny and imaginative player whose solos display an extraordinary sense of architecture and conception”, award-winning trombonist David Marriott is a musician for the next generation - equally at home as a performer, composer, arranger, and educator. David is co-leader, with brother Thomas, of the Marriott Jazz Quintet, which gained early acclaim for its first CD, Open Season (1997). The group was voted the Best Emerging Group by Earshot Jazz that same year, and Best Acoustic Jazz Group in 1999. Open Season and The High Country , their second CD, have been featured on Jim Wilke's NPR's Jazz After Hours by host Jim Wilke, who picked both as among the top CDs in the Northwest when released. David, who also produced both CDs, wrote and arranged much of the music on them. David also received critical acclaim for his CD project Septology: In The Beginning, a seven-part jazz suite he composed for septet, based on the seven days of creation. Both The High Country and Septology: In the Beginning garnered four stars from the prestigious All-Music Guide....
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Awards:

1996 Earshot Jazz Best Emerging Jazz Group - Marriott Jazz Quintet
1999 Earshot Jazz Best Acoustic Jazz Group - Marriott Jazz Quintet
1999 Eastern Trombone Workshop Jazz Competition Winner
David Marriott is a canny and imaginative player whose solos diplay an extraordinary sense of architecture and conception. Earshot Jazz June 1996
Recordings as a Leader
  • Marriott Jazz Quintet - Open Season (1997)
  • David Marriott - Septology: In the Beginning (1999)
  • Marriott Jazz Quintet - The High Country (2000)
Recordings as a Sideman
  • Stuart Dempster - Underground Overlays from the Cistern Chapel
    (trombone, 1994)
  • Seattle's Young Lions - Ryan Burns Trio
    (trombone, 1996)
  • Roger Rogers Band - Good Times
    (trombone, 1997)
  • Roger Rogers Band - Roger Rogers Band
    (trombone, 1998)
  • Emerald City Jazz Orchestra - Alive and Swingin'
    (trombone, design work, 1998)
  • Steve Korn - Here and Now
    (producer, 1998)
  • CUG Jazz Orchestra - Continued in the Underground
    (trombone, bass tbn, 1999)
  • Titãs - As Dez Mais
    (trombone, 1999)
  • Clinton Fearon and Boogie Brown Band - What a System
    (trombone, 1999)
  • Wawali Bonane with Yoka Nzenze - Safarini
    (trombone, 2000)
  • Mark Taylor - After Hours
    (producer, 2002)
  • Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra - SRJO Live!
    (trombone, 2002)
  • Matt Jorgensen + 451 - Hope
    (trombone, 2004)
  • PJ Newman - Hand of Dog
    (trombone, 2005)
  • Thomas Marriott - Individuation
    (arranger, 2005)
  • Steve Guasch - Siguiendo la Tradicion
    (trombone, 2006)
  • Ryan Burns - Tree-O
    (producer, 2007)
  • Lillydale - The Art of Becoming One's Own Shadow
    (trombone, 2007)
  • Swampdweller - My Favorite Monster
    (trombone, 2007)
  • KPLU School of Jazz - Volume 3
    (trombone, 2007)
  • Richard Cole - Shade
    (trombone, 2007)
  • Original Soundtrack - The Great Buck Howard
    (trombone, 2007)
  • Little Big Man - New Release
    (trombone, melodica, 2007)
  • Hadley Caliman - Gratitude
    (arranger, 2008)
  • KPLU School of Jazz - Volume 4
    (trombone, 2008)

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Primary Instrument:
Trombone

Location:
Seattle, WA

Willing to teach:
Beginners

Credentials/Background:

Experience teaching trombone: University of Washington School of Music (2006-2007), Seattle Drum School of Music (2005-Present), University of Washington Summer Jazz Workshop (2001-Present), Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division (2000-2005), Musicworks Northwest Jazz Camp (2000-2004)

Experience directing combos and big bands: University of Washington School of Music (2006-2007), Seattle Drum School of Music (2005-Present), University of Washington Summer Jazz Workshop (2001-Present), Hunter College (CUNY) (2004-2005), Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division (2000-2005), Musicworks Northwest Jazz Camp (2000-2004), Bud Shank Jazz Workshop (1998), Garfield High School Jazz Ensemble II (1995)

Experience teaching jazz history: University of Washington School of Music (2006-2007), Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division (2000-2005), Musicworks Northwest Jazz Camp (2000-2004)

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Trombones: King 3B+, Yamaha YSL-646
Mouthpiece: King Jiggs Whigham

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