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Brian Lynch GRAMMY© AWARD WINNER; 4 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS; 2017 TRUMPETER OF THE YEAR, RECORD OF THE YEAR (Jazz Journalists Association)

“This is a new millennium, and a lot of music has gone down,” Brian Lynch said several years ago. “I think that to be a jazz musician now means drawing on a wider variety of things than 30 or 40 years ago. Not just to play a little bit of this or a little bit of that, but to blend everything together into something that has integrity and sounds good. Not to sound like a pastiche or abruptly shifting styles; but like someone with a lot of range and understanding.”

Grammy© Award Winning trumpeter Brian Lynch brings to his music an unparalleled depth and breadth of experience. A honored graduate of two of the jazz world’s most distinguished academies, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and the Horace Silver Quintet, he received wide acclaim during his long tenures with Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri and straight ahead master Phil Woods. He has been a valued collaborator with jazz artists such as Benny Golson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Charles McPherson; Latin music icons as diverse as Hector LaVoe and Lila Downs; and pop luminaries such as Prince. As a bandleader and recording artist he has released over 20 critically acclaimed CDs featuring his distinctive composing and arranging, and has toured the world at the helm of various ensembles reflecting the wide sweep of his music.

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“You can lose yourself in the pure energy of his playing, but at any moment you can switch your attention to the logic and craftsmanship of his music and find multiple rewards.” NEIL TESSER, Jazziz

“Lynch demonstrates that a dedicated, knowledgeable jazzman can play a diversity of styles with telling authenticity, and make the renditions extremely appealing to both musician and neophyte...Lynch is simply first-rate.” ZAN STEWART, Downbeat

“When you’re as dynamic and flexible a trumpeter as Lynch, everyone wants you.” THE NEW YORKER

“ ... a knife-blade articulation on his horn..

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Advanced only

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Discography

Madera Latino - A Latin Jazz Perspective on the Music of Woody Shaw

Madera Latino - A...

Hollistic MusicWorks
2016

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Questioned Answer

Questioned Answer

Hollistic MusicWorks
2015

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Unsung Heroes Vol. 2

Unsung Heroes Vol. 2

Hollistic MusicWorks
2014

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Questioned Answer

Questioned Answer

Hollistic MusicWorks
2014

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Naptown Legacy

Rubin Museum of Art
2013

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Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes

Hollistic MusicWorks
2011

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