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Orbert Davis

Trumpeter, composer Orbert Davis is co-founder, conductor and artistic director of CHICAGO JAZZ PHILHARMONIC, a 55+ piece jazz-symphonic orchestra dedicated to multi-genre projects. Orbert is also clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Winner of the 1995 Cognac Hennessy National Jazz Search, Orbert was chosen one of Chicago Tribune's “1995 Arts People of the Year”. Chicago Magazine named him “Y2k Best Trumpeter in Chicago” and “Chicagoan of the Year for 2002”.

Along with his business partner Mark Ingram, Orbert owns and operates ORBARK PRODUCTIONS. Their credits include projects for Atlantic, Capitol, CBS, Epic, MCA, the Warner Brothers record labels and several feature films. He was jazz consultant for Academy Award winning director, Sam Mendes, on the DreamWorks Pictures feature film “Road to Perdition”, starring Tom Hanks and Paul Newman, where he also had a cameo appearance.

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Chicago

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Discography

Havana Blue

Havana Blue

3Sixteen Records
2016

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Sketches of Spain Revisited

Sketches of Spain...

3Sixteen Records
2014

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Blue Notes

Blue Notes

3Sixteen Records
2005

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Priority

Priority

3Sixteen Records
2002

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Priority

3sixteen Records
2001

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