All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Christian Tamburr

Christian Tamburr

Christian Tamburr is a multi-instrumentalist, accomplished on the piano and trapset as well as world and orchestral percussion. However, his true talent is exhibited on his instrument of choice, the vibraphone. Confirmed in May of 2001 when in their annual poll of collegiate age musicians, Downbeat Magazine awarded him “Outstanding Solo Jazz Performance”. Christian is currently a member of the critically acclaimed Noel Freidline Quintet, a five-piece acoustic jazz group as well as the Grammy Award winning group The Dazz Band.

Now 23, Christian first started performing jazz at the age of 14 and has since had the opportunity to work with many jazz legends including, Ira Sullivan, Clark Terry, James Moody, Benny Green, Bucky Pizarelli, Kevin Mahogany, Nicolas Payton, Art Van Damm, Slide Hampton, Bob Mintzer, Tom Kubis, Milt Hilton, Dick Hyman, Bob Haggart, Mark Murphy, Eric Marienthal, Marcus Printup, and Bunky Green to name a few.

While attending the University of North Florida, Christian performed with the One O'clock Band at Holland's prestigious North Sea Jazz Festival. Performing also at the 2000-'01 Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival, his trio earned three judges' citations: “Outstanding Performance” from Tonight Show drummer Ed Shaugnessy and bassist John Clayton, Jr., and “Outstanding Soloist” from saxophonist Jimmy Heath. The trio was also awarded the distinction of “Most Outstanding Combo Performance.”

Read more

Photos (7)

Upcoming

Date Detail Price
Nov8Fri
Christian Tamburr
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head Island, SC
$20
Nov9Sat
Christian Tamburr
The Jazz Corner
Hilton Head Island, SC
$20

Similar

Bobby Hutcherson Bobby Hutcherson
vibraphone
Gary Burton Gary Burton
vibraphone
Tom Tallitsch Tom Tallitsch
saxophone, tenor
Greg Abate Greg Abate
saxophone
Ron Kearns Ron Kearns
saxophone
Brian VanArsdale Brian VanArsdale
saxophone, tenor
Nate Birkey Nate Birkey
trumpet
Jay Hoggard Jay Hoggard
vibraphone
Jim Cutler Jim Cutler
saxophone
Neal Miner Neal Miner
bass, acoustic

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and you'll support us in the process. Learn how.