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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: October 19, 1980    

Taylor Barnett is a Richmond, Virginia based trumpeter, teacher, and composer whose innovative work in jazz, classical, and commercial music places him on the forefront of the musical vanguard. In 2001 he was awarded First Place in the Jazz Division of the National Trumpet Competition. Taylor was a founding member of Devil’s Workshop Big Band and has has performed with the Woody Herman Orchestra, the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, the Charlottesville Oratorio Society, and with artists such as Gladys Knight, The Temptations, Frankie Avalon, Steve Wilson, Ray Anderson, John D’earth, and René Marie. As a composer, Taylor’s work is published by UNC Jazz Press and has been commissioned by trumpeter Rex Richardson for performances at international music festivals in Australia, Portugal, China, and the U.S. Taylor is an active member of the creative music scene in Richmond as a member of No B.S. Brass Band, Mingus Awareness Project Big Band, and as a leader of his own jazz quartet. Taylor received a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies and a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University....
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Awards

1st Place - 2001 National Trumpet Competition, Jazz Solo Division
“Taylor Barnett is a formidable jazz and legit trumpet player, a creative and masterful arranger, and a seriously committed pedagogue. Everything he undertakes is done with conscientious attention to detail and a total commitment to excellence.”

John D’earth - World-renowned jazz trumpeter, composer, and director of jazz at the University of Virginia

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“As a trumpet performer, composer, arranger, bandleader, educator, and intellectual, Taylor’s achievements are nothing less than extraordinary. I have commissioned two large-scale big band arrangements of him, which I have had the privilege of performing around the country and overseas.”

Rex Richardson - Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Virginia Commonwealth University and world-renowned classical and jazz trumpet soloist and composer

Yamaha Xeno 8335 Bb Trumpet, Vintage Selmer Piccolo Trumpet, Kanstul 1525 Flugelhorn. Warburton Mouthpieces.

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