Wednesday, December 06
Live Jazz – Thomas Barber Quartet
Teutonic Wine Company
3303 SE 20th Ave. Portland, OR 97202
Trumpeter and composer, Thomas has played with many big names like Paul Simon, Brian Blade, Wynton Marsallis and many others. He’s composed various scores for more than twenty independent films and t.v. shows. Born in Moscow Idaho, he grew up with a love for jazz by regularly attending the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival with his family. His early music accolades include winning the Lionel Hampton School Trumpet Competition and the International Trumpet Guild Jazz Competition in Goethenberg, Sweden in 1997. He attended the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), graduating with a degree in classical trumpet performance. While at UNC, Thomas had opportunities to play with many musicians who passed through including Louie Bellson, Pete Fountain, Nicholas Payton, Maria Schneider, Bob Brookmeyer, Conrad Herwig and Kenny Wheeler. After UNC, Thomas studied in New York at the Julliard School, graduation with an Artist Diploma in Jazz Studies.
There is no cover charge for this event. You must be at least 21 years old to attend.