Born: March 1, 1982 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Trumpeter/Composer Josh Deutsch has established himself as a versatile and unique voice in New York’s music scene. Equally comfortable as a leader and sideman, Deutsch has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia.
Deutsch leads the band Pannonia, whose forthcoming album “Another Time, Another Place” will be released in 2013, and who can be heard performing regularly in and around New York. His duo project with guitarist Nico Soffiato has toured extensively in Italy and the U.S., and their debut CD “Time Gels” received high praise. Matthew Warnock of Guitar International calls Time Gels “an elegant, fresh take on the timeless (duo) tradition”, noting that “these two musicians perform as a cohesive unit, with improvisational vigor and mature musicianship.” Deutsch and Soffiato host the 2x3 series, which presents a diverse range of duos that perform and collaborate together....
Awards:Winner - College Soloist - 2008 Downbeat Student Music Awards Outstanding College Trumpeter - 2009 Reno International Jazz Festival Outstanding College Trumpeter - 2008 Reno International Jazz Festival Excellence in Teaching Award - 2008 University of Oregon
Willing to teach:
Available for teaching in Queens, Brooklyn & Manhattan. I teach out of my house, or travel. Rates vary by time & location - email for more information. (jdeutsch1 @ hotmail.com) As an educator, Josh has experience with students and ensembles at all levels. In 2008, Josh received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Oregon, for his work with large and small jazz ensembles, and private improvisation students. Josh has appeared as a clinician and given masterclasses throughout the state of Oregon, and been on the faculty of the University of Oregon Summer Jazz Camp and the Oregon Festival of American Music’s Summer Jazz Academy from 2007 through 2009.
- Jazz Composition Workshop Focuses on different approaches to jazz composition, including reharmonization, contrafact, model composition and text setting. - Metronome/Time Clinic Different techniques for practicing with the metronome to improve internal time and feel. - Trumpet clinic Includes discussion of trumpet fundamentals as applied to improvisation, developing a practice routine, listening to & discussing the jazz trumpet masters.