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Jared Hall

Jared Hall has performed and recorded with Paquito D'Rivera (Carnegie Hall), Bob Hurst, Peter Erskine, Dave Liebman, Vincent Herring, Alan Pasqua, Brian Lynch, Ira Sullivan, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Arturo Sandoval, Maria Schneider, Terence Blanchard, John Daversa, Rick Margitza, Wycliffe Gordon, David Binney, George Benson, Gloria Estefan and Fred Hersch.

Hall, a native of the Pacific Northwest, studied trumpet with Dan Keberle at Whitworth University in his hometown of Spokane, Washington while conducting a trumpet studio and performing in the areas top ensembles including the Bob Curnow Big Band, Spokane Jazz Orchestra, and Six-Foot Swing. Finishing his master’s degree as an Assistant Instructor at Indiana University, Hall studied with David Baker, Joey Tartell, Michael Spiro and Pat Harbison. The following year he received a teaching assistantship under Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Brian Lynch with a Henry Mancini Institute Fellowship at the University of Miami to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts. Studying with Brian Lynch and Terence Blanchard, Hall worked extensively in the straight-ahead, commercial and Latin jazz scene in Miami including performing with The Woody Herman Band, South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Frost Concert Jazz Band, Henry Mancini Jazz Septet directed by Terence Blanchard, Brian Lynch’s Artist Ensemble, and many others. Hall was recognized as the winner of the Jazz Division’s 2013 National Trumpet Competition and 2008 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s Outstanding Trumpet Award.

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”...Hall's expressive, probing trumpet style, offers a masterful, wide ranging sound, and varied emotional landscape.” -PAUL RAUCH, All About Jazz

“Hall employs a pleasant palette of sounds, blended smoothly, balanced by sharp intellect and refined craft.” -STEVE GRIGGS, Earshot Jazz

“Stylistically Hall continues in the modern mainstream hard-bop traditions. He himself plays very expressively, with great emotional power.” -LEONID AUSKERN, Jazz Square

“...not going gently into that good night to play cocktail jazz, this is thinking man's, sitting down hot stuff.” -CHRIS SPECTOR, Midwest Record ​ ”Jared Hall’s compositions are well-written, well-played and his talent and tone on trumpet, undeniably pleasant.” -DEE DEE MCNEIL, Musical Memoirs's Blog

“Jared’s trumpet is piercing (though not unpleasantly so) … in an exciting all-original jazz set that will be pure pleasure for your aural appendages… some of the tastiest trumpet work I’ve heard (yet) in 2017.” -DICK METCALF, Improvijazzation Nation

“...adding another potent voice on trumpet to the growing Seattle jazz scene.” -ABE BEESON, 88.5FM KNKX

Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Seattle

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Clinic/Workshop Information

Guest artist performances, workshops, clinics and adjudication in jazz, trumpet, combo & big band: Roosevelt High School Jane Addams Middle School Jazz Night School Riverside Jazz Festival Mount Si High School Thurston Rotaries Jazz Festival Northlake Jazz Festival Tacoma Community College Lake Washington School District, Finn Hill Middle School Whitworth University Eastern Washington University Twin Falls Middle School Chief Kanim Middle School 88.5 KNKX School of Jazz Mentor Program, Juanita High School Jazz Combo Jazz Educators Community Coalition Sno-King Music Educators Association, Mariner High School Pacific Lutheran University Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences Northshore Jazz Festival Edmond’s Woodway High School Stadium High School Salk Middle School Jazz Band Frontier Jazz Festival Bellevue College Jazz Festival Juanita High School Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) Jazz Septet Clinic and Performance Tour o March 9th—Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge, NJ o March 11th—Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH o March 11th—Souhegan High School, Amherst, NH o March 12th—Manchester Memorial High School, Manchester, NH o March 12th—Campbell High School, Litchfield, NH New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Clinic with the HMI Septet

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Hollistic MusicWorks
2017

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