Keyon Harrold is a talented trumpeter/composer/ Platinum music producer from the same hometown as legend Miles Davis, Saint Louis, Missouri. He has one of the most fresh and unique approaches to improvisation on the jazz scene today. He is a graduate of New School University Mannes Jazz Program. He is a protégé of the esteemed voice of jazz, Wynton Marsalis who speaks of Keyon in a Down Beat magazine article Talkin' Trumpets Marsalis saids, Keyon Harrold is the future of the trumpet and he is one of the most sought after trumpeters in the world.
He (harrold) has studied trumpet with such masters as Jimmy Owens Laurie Frink, Susan Slaughter, Charles Tolliver, Cecil Bridgewater, and Eddie Henderson and he (harrold) now reciprocates what he has been taught to scores of other musicians whether it be trumpet, jazz , or music production theory to all levels of musicians. Harrold’s debut album Introducing Keyon Harrold is available on the Criss Cross label; a label that prides itself on finding the new gems in jazz.
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