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Marvin Stamm

Marvin Stamm

born on 23/5/1939 in Memphis, TN, United States

Marvin Stamm

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Marvin Stamm (born May 23, 1939, Memphis, Tennessee) is an American bebop trumpeter.

Stamm began on trumpet at age 12. He first attended college at, then known as, Memphis State University and then attended college at North Texas State University where he was a member of the world renowned One O'Clock Lab Band. Following this he played with Stan Kenton's Mellophonium Orchestra from 1961 to 1963, and with Woody Herman from 1965 to 1966. Following this he was in the Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Orchestra from 1966 to 1972, and with Benny Goodman from 1974 to 1975. In the 1970s he also began a decades-long career as a prolific studio and session musician. In the studio he has recorded with Paul McCartney, Average White Band, Bill Evans, Quincy Jones, Donald Fagen, Oliver Nelson, Duke Pearson, Wes Montgomery, Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Turrentine, Grover Washington, Jr., Patrick Williams, Michel Legrand, Lena Horne, Frank Foster, Paul Desmond, Frankie Valli, Deodato and George Benson.

In the 1980s he played with John Lewis' American Jazz Orchestra, the Bob Mintzer Band, the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band (1987), Louie Bellson's Big Band and the band of composer Maria Schneider.


As Leader

As Sideman

With Deodato

  • Whirlwinds (MCA, 1974)

With Patti Austin

  • Havana Candy (CTI, 1977)

With Kenny Burrell

  • Night Song (Verve, 1969)

With Paul Desmond

  • Summertime (A&M/CTI, 1968)
  • From the Hot Afternoon (A&M/CTI, 1969)

With Frank Foster

  • Manhattan Fever (Blue Note, 1968)

With Johnny Hammond

  • The Prophet (Kudu, 1972)
  • Higher Ground (Kudu, 1973)

With Jackie and Roy

  • Time & Love (CTI, 1972)

With J. J. Johnson and Kai Winding

  • Betwixt & Between (A&M/CTI, 1969)

With Stan Kenton

  • Adventures In Jazz (Capitol, 1962)

With Hubert Laws

  • Crying Song (CTI, 1969)
  • Morning Star (CTI, 1972)

With Chuck Mangione

  • Friends and Love (Mercury, 1970)

With Quincy Jones

  • Gula Matari (CTI, 1970)

With Arif Mardin

  • Journey (Atlantic, 1974)

With Milton Nascimento

  • Courage (A&M/CTI, 1969)

With Oliver Nelson

With Ed Summerlin

  • Ring Out Joy (Avant-Garde, 1968)

With Gábor Szabó

  • Mizrab (CTI, 1972)

With Walter Wanderley

  • When It Was Done (A&M/CTI, 1968)
  • Moondreams (A&M/CTI, 1969)

With Randy Weston

  • Blue Moses (CTI, 1972)

As Music Educator

  • Voices The University of Memphis Southern Comfort Jazz Orochestra (Select-O-Hits, 2007) - liner notes


  • Scott Yanow, [Marvin Stamm at All Music Guide Marvin Stamm] at Allmusic

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