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Terell Stafford

Terell Stafford

born on 25/11/1966 in Miami, FL, United States

Links www.terellstafford.com (English)

Terell Stafford

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Terell Stafford

Terell Stafford is a professional jazz trumpet player and current Director of Jazz Studies at Temple University.

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.

Discography

As leader

  • Time to let go (Candid, 1995)
  • Centripetal Force (Candid, 1996)
  • Gentle Warrior (Criss Cross, 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)

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 Jazz, 1996)

With Melissa Walker

  • May I Feel (Enja, 1997)

With Arkadia Jazz All Stars

  • Thank You, Joe (Arkadia Jazz, 1999)

With Bruce Barth

  • East and West (MAXJAZZ, 2001)

With Ferit Odman

  • Autumn in New York (Equinox Music & Entertainment, 2011)

External links

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