Al Molina

AL MOLINA - BIO

“Straight from the Heart “ CD 1001 Jazzer Records

Abridged list of Al Molina's credits

1966 - “Jazz From San Francisco” Pat Britt. Crestview Records 1983 - Award - “Best Jazz Trumpet in S.F.,” Bay Area Jazz Society. 1986 - Sir Douglas Quintet. Mercury Records 1990- Toured in Hawaii the Philippines, Korea, and Japan. 1991 - “Straight From the Heart” ........Jazzer Records 1997 - San Jose Jazz Festival 1997 - 1st Latino Jazz Festival 1998 - Toured Europe - Spain, Paris, France ,Germany and Amsterdam 1999 - “The Gift” ............Jazzer Records 2001 - Listed in “Trumpet Kings,” by Scott Yanow 2003 - “Amigos Todos” ...........Jazzer Records 2004 - San Jose Jazz Festival 2010 - Jo Canion - “ Lifelong Friends” JOCR 1001 - Produced & Performed. 2015 - San Jose Jazz Festival - “Jam at Cafe Stritch” Featured guest artist at the first and second “Bay Area Loft Jazz Festival” Monterey Jazz Festival. - 1962 Russian River Jazz Festival. - 2005 The Movie “Tucker” By Francis Ford Coppola. (sound track + film track)

Musicians that Al has shared the stage with:

Merv Griffin Pete Escovedeo Jack Sheldon Eddie Henderson Red Holloway Colin Bailey Monte Budwig Bill Watrous Louis Gasca George Cables Larry Vuckovich Eddie Marshall Tootie Heath Mark Isham Tom Harrell Jessica Williams Flip Nunez Al Plank Johnny Griffin Al Porcino

”Al Molina's album, “Straight From The Heart”, is exactly That...........so lyrical,sensitive to the point of being “fragile” yet on fire throughout. It's been a long time since I've heard such pretty, honest music released, seemingly unaffected by all of the heavy industry marketing currently going on. I hope the entire world gets to hear this beautful album .....” Bobby Shew

“One of the most lyrical,tasteful and melodic trumpet players on the jazz scene today” ........LarryVuckovich:

”The Gift “ CD 1002 Jazzer Records ”As a jazz expression, it is a positive experience

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