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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: June 16, 1946

Praised by Newsweek for his pure melodic genius, Tom Harrell is widely recognized as one of the most creative and uncompromising jazz instrumentalists and composers of our time. Even with a discography of over 260 recordings and a career that spans more than four decades, Harrell has managed to stay fresh and current as he continues to actively record and tour around the world. He is a frequent winner in Down Beat and Jazz Times magazines' Critics and Readers Polls and a Grammy nominee. Harrell is also a Trumpeter of the Year nominee for the 2012 Jazz Journalists Association Awards. His warm, burnished sound on the trumpet and the flugelhorn, and the unparalleled harmonic and rhythmic sophistication in his playing and writing, have earned Harrell his place as a jazz icon to aspiring musicians and devoted fans alike...
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”What Harrell [does] is spin out improvisational lines filled with instant melodies. Like a lyricist who illuminates phrases with subtle internal rhymes, Harrell's soloing captivates both the hearts and the minds of his listeners.” —The Los Angeles Times

A brilliant trumpeter, flugelhornist and composer. —Whitney Balliett, The New Yorker

There is no one in jazz today writing with more intelligent, depth and heart than Tom Harrell. —Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes

The premier trumpeter of his generation. —David Hajdu, Entertainment Weekly

A master of melody. —Tom Masland, Newsweek

One of the top trumpeters in jazz for the past two decades and one of the musics most prolific and gifted composers...

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Music

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    Colors Of A Dream

    HighNote
    2013
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    The Time Of The Sun

    HighNote Records
    2011
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    Number Five

    HighNote
    2010
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    Roman Nights

    HighNote Records
    2010
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    Tom Harrell: Roman Nights

    HighNote Records
    2010
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    Prana Dance

    HighNote Records
    2009
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    Light On

    HighNote Records
    2007
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