|Years active 1995–present|
Origin Miami, Florida, USA
Website Official website
Name Terell Stafford
Occupation(s) Trumpet player
Music group The Clayton Brothers
|Born November 1966 (age 49) (1966-11) |
Role Jazz trumpet player · terellstafford.com
Education Rutgers University, University of Maryland, College Park
Albums Brotherlee Love, Coming Together, Cone and T‑Staff, This Side of Strayhorn, Taking Chances: Live at th
Birth name Terell Lamark Stafford
Terell stafford s burning trumpet ignites the mid atlantic jazz festival
Terell Stafford (born November 1966) is a professional jazz trumpet player and current Director of Jazz Studies at the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University.
- Terell stafford s burning trumpet ignites the mid atlantic jazz festival
- Terell stafford can really play a ballad
- As leader
- As sideman
Terell Stafford was born in Miami, Florida, and raised in both Chicago, Illinois, and Silver Spring, Maryland. He went on to get a degree in music education from University of Maryland in 1988 and a degree in classical trumpet performance from Rutgers University in 1993. Originally a classical trumpet player, Stafford soon branched out to jazz with the University of Maryland jazz band.
His career in jazz soon picked up and has played with McCoy Tyner, Christian McBride, John Clayton, Steve Turre, Dave Valentin, and Russell Malone and on stages such as Carnegie Hall and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He recently released a CD entitled New Beginnings featuring a number of other new up-and-coming musicians such as bassist Derrick Hodge.
In addition to his position at Temple, Terell Stafford has also worked with the Juilliard School's jazz program, at the Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington program, and with the 2006 All-Alaska Jazz Band.
Terell stafford can really play a ballad
With Stephen Scott
With Shirley Scott
With Bobby Watson
With Lafayette Harris, Jr.
With Cecil Brooks III
With Tim Warfield
With Ed Wiley
With Cornell Dupree
With Herbie Mann
With Victor Lewis
With Marc Cary
With Melissa Walker
With Gerald Wilson
With Arkadia Jazz All Stars
With Bruce Barth
With Ferit Odman
With Jack Cooper and the DoAM Jazz Orchestra