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Matt White

Born: October 6    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Matt White

Dr. Matthew White is an Assistant Professor of Music at Coastal Carolina University. White holds a BM in Jazz Studies from the University of North Florida and an MMA and DMA in Studio Music and Jazz from the University of Miami Frost School of Music.

From 2004 through 2012, White was active as an educator and freelance musician in South Florida and Nashville, appearing on a number of recordings as a trumpeter, writer, and producer and backing numerous artists and ensembles. White was the featured soloist with the Nashville Jazz Orchestra, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Duffy Jackson Big Band, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, the Gene Krupa Big Band, numerous orchestras, musicals, pop ensembles, and artists as diverse as: Bob Mintzer, Wycliffe Gordon, Kevin Mahogany, Arturo Sandoval, Rihanna, Paul Anka, Bruce Hornsby, Brian Setzer, Brad Paisley, Oscar DeLeon, Melinda Dolittle, and others in addition to leading his own ensemble, the Super Villain Jazz Band. He has appeared on live radio broadcasts of the Grand Ole Opry, The Country Music Christmas Television Special, The Mavericks’ In Time PBS Special, and numerous major label recordings for commercial artists and corporations. White won Downbeat Student Music Awards in Best Jazz Soloist, Best Arrangement, and Best Original Song categories. In 2009 he was invited as an American jazz trumpet representative for the International Association of Schools of Jazz conference in Lucern, Switzerland and was a member of Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead residency in 2004. He has received recognition on NPR's All Things Considered, The Washington Post, and various musical publications. ...
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“It heralds the arrival of a new major voice in jazz, one whose name belongs in the pantheon of its true heroes.” - Russ Musto

“But trumpeter Matt White’s bright tone and forceful attack help Cobb achieve some of the intensity that characterized the music of Woody Shaw’s best groups.” - TheExaminer.com

“Nothing proved more rhythmically brash and invigorating than Matt White’s Like Woody, a tribute to jazz trumpeter Woody Shaw” - The Washington Post

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Primary Instrument:
Trumpet

Location:
Myrtle Beach, SC

Credentials/Background:
Assistant Professor of Music - Coastal Carolina University -trumpet, jazz ensembles, improvisation, commercial music, recording technology Previously taught at: The Nashville Jazz Workshop Belmont University Vanderbilt University The University of Miami

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Trumpet Performance Improvisation Visualization and Practice Strategies Writing for Media Recording Technology

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