Update Thomas Marriott Follow

Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: December 16, 1975

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott is one of the most exciting musicians to emerge on the national jazz scene in more than a decade. The six-time Golden Ear award winner is a skilled instrumentalist, composer and producer, and is always seeking to expand the boundaries of jazz music in all its forms.

After winning the prestigious Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition in 1999, Marriott headed east from Seattle to New York where he gained initial acclaim through his work with Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau band. Marriott completed 3 world tours with Ferguson (who called Marriott “a truly great jazz trumpet player”), and then continued to work in New York and on the road with the likes of Rosemary Clooney, Joe Locke, The Tito Puente Orchestra, Brian Lynch, The Chico O’Farrill Orchestra, Eric Reed, Les Brown and the Band of Renown, Kenny Kirkland, Charlie Hunter, Ritchie “Alto Madness” Cole, and many others....
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Thomas Marriott
”Thomas Marriott on muted trumpet..spices up the texture, cresting with Gillespie-like exuberance after a torrid Locke Solo.” -Jazz Times, December 2008

”This album [Crazy: The Music Of Willie Nelson] is a kick in the pants!” -Jazz Times, May 2008

”Thomas Marriott is one musician who personifies what is special about the Seattle attitude. A trumpet player whose music can fit into any decade, he is both historically traditional and in the moment. Although his new album “Both Sides Of The Fence,” has had 3,300 radio spins over the past eight months, he is not content to exploit the success of that particular sound.” -The Seattle PI, November, 2007

”Trumpeter Tom Marriott's Willie Nelson Project offers some great new material...

read more


  • BUY

    Urban Folklore

    Origin Records
  • BUY

    Urban Folklore

    Origin Records
  • BUY

    Constraints & Liberations

    Origin Records
  • BUY

    Constraints and Liberations

    Origin Records
  • BUY


    Origin Records
  • BUY

    Crazy: The Music of Willie Nelson

    Origin Records
  • BUY

    Thomas Marriott: Both Sides of the Fence

    Origin Records
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Watch More Videos

Rank: 1,368
Views: 11,287
Fans: 3
Sponsor: Nonesuch Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Events On Demand!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Thomas Marriott profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Thomas Marriott musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.