Ted Chubb

Originally from Ashtabula Ohio, Ted grew up in a household surrounded by music. He began playing the trumpet at the age of 10, and found his passion for jazz at 15. Ted's passion for jazz led him to pursue music at the Ohio State University. During this time Ted performed with Midwest jazz legends Gene Walker and Bobby Floyd. He also toured regionally and abroad with the Afro-Rican ensemble.

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“Chubb a keen thoughtful soloist, was evocative on “Blue and Green.” He mixed hard hitting ideas with those that were tender, each one a smart melodic package” Zan Stewart/The Star Ledger

“Ted is a great talent and very clearly dedicated to the music. The sound of his trumpet commands the listener to tune in. Carmen Lundy/vocalist and recording artist

“One of my favorite trumpet players” Cecil Brooks III/drummer, producer, club owner

“Chubb, with a soft to gritty sound offered both swinging and abstract leaning ideas.” Zan Stewart/The Star Ledger

Of course the evening belonged to the hometown hero Ted Chubb as his technique was impeccable and virtuostic (“Shortstops” and “Ah-Lu-Cha”) and one here is reminded of trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Freddie Hubbard. Tim Kalil/pianist, educator, writer

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