Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.

I want to help

Cullen Knight

Cullen Knight is a jazz trumpeter and composer. Knight attended the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music and studied trumpet with Gilbert Johnson and Sam Krauss (principal trumpeters) with the Philadelphia Orchestra for four years.

Cullen majored in music at Jules E. Mastbaum Avts High School in Philadelphia and studied trumpet at the Settlement Music School. He graduated from Mastbaum with honors and became a member of the schools distinguished alumnus that includes Johnny Coles, Ted Curson, Buddy Defranco, Henry Grimes, Lee Morgan, Red Rodney, Joe Wilder, and a host of others.

Cullen Knight was the principal trumpet and featured soloist with the Broadway Musical Company's New York production of the “Gershwin-Gala” 1991 and 1992 (European touring company.) He was also the featured jazz soloist with the hit Broadway musical “Bubbling Brown Sugar” for its 1976 & 1986 runs in Philadelphia and the shows' 1983, 84 and 85 European tours.

Read more

8 Photos


BLUE ICE (How Kool can you get?)
BLUE ICE (How Kool...
[no cover]
Looking Up
Tree Top Records
[no cover]
Deal With It
Tree Top Records


Similar Artists

Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy Gillespie
Clifford Brown Clifford Brown
Tom Tallitsch Tom Tallitsch
sax, tenor
Peter Paulsen Peter Paulsen
bass, acoustic
Fats Navarro Fats Navarro
Sheryl Bailey Sheryl Bailey
guitar, electric
Bill Stevens Bill Stevens
Frank Hewitt Frank Hewitt

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.