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Dick holds a BA in trumpet performance from the University of Nevada, Reno where he graduated with honors. He has done five jazz recordings as a leader, many more as a sideman and is a co-founder of the Portland-based HeavyWood jazz record label.

Dick has had the pleasure of learning from some greats in the Jazz world such as: LeRoy Vinnegar, Lonnie Smith, Ira Sullivan, Bobby Shew, & others. On the Portland scene, Dick, in addition to teaching in adjuct positions at local colleges and working the local recording and show scenes, has played & collaborated with local jazz musicians such as; Dave Frishberg, Alan Jones, Randy Porter, Scott Steed, Rebecca Kilgore, Bobby Torres, George Mitchell, Geoff Lee, Mel Brown, Steve Christofferson, Tom Wakeling. Phil Baker, William Thomas, & David Valdez, as well as forming & leading the great band of local musicians you see here today.


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JazzTimes says: “The scope of Titterington's playing is impressive.”

“A great tone and ample technique also make for a good listening experience when it comes to this trumpeter.” - Cadence magazine


Album Yellow Dance by Dick Titterington

Yellow Dance

Heavywood Records



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