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Mark Morganelli

Trumpeter/Flugelhornist Mark Morganelli began presenting concerts in his first Jazz Forum loft at 50 Cooper Square in June 1979. By the time the second Jazz Forum loft closed its doors in April 1983, recordings, videos, films and radio broadcasts had documented performances by Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Wynton Marsalis, Woody Shaw, Red Rodney, Carmen McRae, Barry Harris, Philly Joe Jones and Max Roach. After residencies at the Village Gate and Entermedia Theater, Thirty-two years ago, Morganelli established Jazz Forum Arts, a not-for-profit arts presenting organization, and in 1985 started the River-side Park Arts Festival, which concluded on its 13th anniversary in August 1997.

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Mark Morganelli - International Trumpet Guild Journal Interview by Nick Mondello

Trumpeter Mark Morganelli is the quintessential multi-dimensioned musician. He’s an incredibly busy leader and Internationally-acclaimed performing artist, concert producer and promoter, educator, entrepreneur and, if that’s not enough on his plate, since 1985 he’s been a premier jazz advocate as founder and Executive Director of one of the most robust jazz organizations around – Jazz Forum Arts (jazzforumarts.org). Morganelli has recorded four CDs as leader and has performed with legendary jazz artists such as Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, and Harry “Sweets” Edison

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

Bachelor Music Education, Bucknell University 1977

Clinic/Workshop Information

Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Jazz Improvisation

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Discography

My Romance

My Romance

Jazz Forum Records
2004

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Speak Low

Speak Low

Candid Records
1990

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Five Is Bliss

Five Is Bliss

Jazz Forum Records
1987

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Live On Broadway

Live On Broadway

Jazz Forum Records
1982

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Videos

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