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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)

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”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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