Tatum Greenblatt

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Tatum Greenblatt (born July 2, 1982 in Seattle ) is an American jazz musician ( trumpet , flugelhorn , composition ) of modern jazz .

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Tatum Greenblatt grew up in a musical family; his father was a musician, his mother a filmmaker. As a child he first played the drums; under the impression of the album Ugetsu by Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers came through the playing of Freddie Hubbard on the trumpet, which he learned at the age of nine. Two years later he performed at the local level. When he was 18, he moved to New York City to study at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music . There he had lessons from Wynton Marsalis , Laurie Frink , Joe Magnarelli , Terell Stafford , Jimmy Owens , Mark Gould and Chris Jaudes . He also appeared at jam sessions in New York clubs such as Cleopatra's Needle, Zinc Bar and the Smalls ; he also played in the Mingus Big Band . He received his masters degree from the Juilliard School in New York ; he then toured with the Richard Bona Group and the Mingus Big Band. The first recordings were made in 2007 when he was playing in the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band in Switzerland ( Pourquoi Pas? Why Not? ).

In the following years Greenblatt worked in various big band ensembles, such as the Fat Cat Big Band , the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, with Dr. John , Orrin Evans ' Captain Black Big Band , Dick Oatts / Mats Holmquist New York Jazz Orchestra, The Verve Jazz Ensemble, Pedro Giraudo Jazz Orchestra and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra , also with Maria Schneider , Donny McCaslin , David Berger , Christian McBride , Jimmy Cobb , Jeremy Pelt , Sara Gazarek , Reggie Workman , George Garzone and the Duke Ellington Orchestra ( Ghost Band ), also in The Here and Now Quintet ( Break of Day . Origin 2008). After his debut album Mance's Dance (2006), he recorded his second album Imprints in 2011 , which was self-published. In 2017 he directed the Tatum Greenblatt Quintet , which included Geoff Vidal (tenor saxophone), Misha Piatigorsky (piano), Sam Minaie (bass) and Donald Edwards (drums). In the field of jazz, he was involved in 24 recording sessions between 2007 and 2018, including a. also with Fred Ho and The Green Monster Big Band.

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Individual evidence

  1. Tatum Greenblatt at Origin Recotrds
  2. a b entry ( All About Jazz )
  3. a b Tatum Greenblatt. Smalls, February 1, 2019, accessed February 1, 2019 .
  4. Tom Lord : The Jazz Discography (online, accessed February 1, 2019)