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Terell Stafford

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Years active  1995–present
Origin  Miami, Florida, USA
Website  Official website

Genres  Jazz
Name  Terell Stafford
Occupation(s)  Trumpet player
Music group  The Clayton Brothers
Terell Stafford Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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As leader

  • Time to let go (Candid, 1995)
  • Centripetal Force (Candid, 1996)
  • Gentle Warrior (Criss Cross Jazz, 1997)
  • Fields of Gold (Nagel Heyer, 1999)
  • New Beginnings (Maxjazz, 2003)
  • Taking Chances / Live at the Dakota (Maxjazz, 2005)
  • Bridging the Gap (Planet Arts, 2009)
  • This Side of Strayhorn (Maxjazz, 2011)
  • Brotherlee Love (Capri, 2015).
  • Forgive and Forget (Herb Harris Music, 2016).
  • As sideman

    With Stephen Scott

  • Aminah's Dream (Verve, 1992)
  • With Shirley Scott

  • A Walkin' Thing (Candid, 1992)
  • With Bobby Watson

  • Tailor Made (Columbia, 1992)
  • Midwest Shuffle (Columbia, 1993)
  • With Lafayette Harris, Jr.

  • Lafayette Is Here! (Muse, 1992)
  • With Cecil Brooks III

  • Neck Peckin' Jammie (Muse, 1993)
  • With Tim Warfield

  • A Cool Blue (Criss Cross, 1994)
  • A Whisper in the Midnight (Criss Cross, 1995)
  • With Ed Wiley

  • In Remembrance (Swing, 1995)
  • With Cornell Dupree

  • Bop'n Blues (Kokopelli, 1995)
  • With Herbie Mann

  • America / Brazil (Lightyear, 1995)
  • With Victor Lewis

  • Eeeyyess! (Enja, 1996)
  • With Marc Cary

  • Listen (Arabesque, 1996)
  • With Melissa Walker

  • May I Feel (Enja, 1997)
  • With Gerald Wilson

  • Monterey Moods (Mack Avenue, 2007)
  • With Arkadia Jazz All Stars

  • Thank You, Joe (Arkadia Jazz, 1999)
  • With Bruce Barth

  • East and West (Maxjazz, 2001)
  • With Ferit Odman

  • Dameronia With Strings (Equinox Music & Entertainment, 2015)
  • Autumn in New York (Equinox Music & Entertainment, 2011)
  • With Jack Cooper and the DoAM Jazz Orchestra

  • Mists: Charles Ives for Jazz Orchestra (Planet Arts, 2014)
  • References

    Terell Stafford Wikipedia


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