Chris Tedesco

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Born: December 30, 1960    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Chris Tedesco has distinguished himself as a one of the top call trumpet players on the music scene in Los Angeles since 1987. Equally at home performing classical trumpet, lead trumpet or jazz solos, chamber music or orchestral pieces, Chris’s sound has been heard on numerous recordings for Movies, TV shows, TV Commercials, CD recordings, and live dates with some of the biggest names in the industry. He is also very active in the “business end” of music as a musician contractor/project manager for some of this recorded and live work as well.

Early trumpet training in his hometown of Niagara Falls New York included studies with Ron Mendola, and then Chuck Lirette of the Buffalo Philharmonic. Awards for All County band and Jazz Band were awarded for 6th through 12th grade, along with All State Band and Jazz Band, and finally National Honors Band in his senior year. For his senior concerto concert Chris performed the Arban’s “Carnival of Venice” to a packed house and multiple standing ovations. Chris’s University training included one year at the State University of New York at Fredonia for one year under William Dederer and four years under Gil Johnson, (former principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra 1958-75) at the University of Miami in Florida for four years....
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Harry Shearer – Songs of the Bushmen American Idol downloads Christina Aguilera – Back to Basics - disc 2 - trumpet-contractor Pussy Cat Dolls – Don’t Cha Wish - trumpet-contractor Gnarles Barkley - St. Elsewhere Michael Buble – It’s Time Josh Groban - Closer Burlesque tribute to Christina Aguilera Bo Bice – American Idol Vanessa Amorosi - Australia Constantine – American Idol William Josephs - Produced by David Foster Cheryl Bentyne – Cole Porter Songbook Cheryl Bentyne – The Book of Love - trumpet-contractor Cheryl Bentyne – Let Me Off Uptown - trumpet-contractor Alice Cooper – Dirty Diamonds Natalie Merchant - Motherland Joe Cocker – Heart & Soul Joe Cocker – Respect Yourself John Taylor (YES) Johnny Blu – In Just That Kind of Mood Dianne Schuur The Disney Afternoon Royal Crown Revue – Tribute to Sinatra Symphonic Tribute to Prince - Purple Rain Mora’s Modern Rhythmists – Devil’s Serenade Mora’s Modern Swingtet – 20th Century Closet Mora’s Modern Rhythmists – Goblin Market Bennett Cale Project – Goodbye Kirkwood Dr. Frank Sinatra jr. Pat Boone – In a Metal Mood Brian Setzer - demos Dwight Yoakum – Under the Covers Paula Abdul Cher Robert Goulet Candy Cane – Whole Lotta Love Tokiko Kato – Born on the Earth Juan Carlos Quintero The Telling – Blue Solitaire Joey Altruda – Cocktails with Joey Jump with Joey – Ska Ba Leslie Paula – Te Quiero Bernie Meisinger – Don’t Be Afraid to Love Marilyn Calvillo – Powerless David Tyler Martin – Common Ground Goin Public – Goin Public Boom Shaka – Best Defenses

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West Hills, CA

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

private teacher in West Hills, CA

Clinic/Workshop Information:
clinic focuses on consistent trumpet playing using the James Stamps warm-ups. Clinic highlights making a living in Los Angeles for 22 years. Study points: musician contracting, studio playing, marketing for musicians with jazz and classical trumpet players and all musicians.

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