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Jazz Encounters - Fri. 2/10/17 - 8 pm

Jared Hall Quartet

Jared Hall, trumpeter

Jared T. Hall--trumpet

Tal Cohen--piano

Chuck Bergeron--bass

Kyle Swan--drums

Winner of the 2013 National Trumpet Jazz Competition and 2008 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s Outstanding Trumpet Award, Jared T. Hall is recognized as a contemporary and melodic performer. Jared has performed with Bob Hurst, Peter Erskine, Dave Liebman, Alan Pasqua, Brian Lynch, Ira Sullivan, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Arturo Sandoval, Maria Schneider, Terence Blanchard, David Binney, and Fred Hersch.

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Jared studied trumpet with Dan Keberle at Whitworth University in his hometown of Spokane, Washington while conducting a trumpet studio and performing in the areas top jazz ensembles including the Bob Curnow Big Band, Spokane Jazz Orchestra, and Six Foot Swing. Finishing his master’s degree in jazz studies as an Assistant Instructor at Indiana University under David Baker, Jared studied with Michael Spiro, Joey Tartell, and Pat Harbison. The following year Jared received a teaching assistantship under Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Brian Lynch and Henry Mancini Institute Fellowship at the University of Miami to pursue a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Jazz Performance. Studying with Brian Lynch and Terence Blanchard, Jared worked extensively in the straight-ahead, commercial, and Latin jazz scene in Miami including performing with The Woody Herman Band, South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Frost Concert Jazz Band, Henry Mancini Jazz Septet directed by Terence Blanchard, Brian Lynch’s Artist Ensemble, and many others.

Jared's recording credits include Full Speed Ahead (Chris Croce, 2015), the Henry Mancini Orchestra on Jazz & The Philharmonic CD/DVD (2014), With Love (Jeremy Fox, 2014), Sounds of the Season (Frost School of Music, 2013), Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole (George Benson, 2013), The Main Squeeze (2012), and many others. Jared performed at the Latin Jazz Traditions Concert with Paquito D'Rivera at Carnegie Hall and with the Frost Concert Jazz Band at the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival in 2014. He performed at the 2016 Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference with Brian Lynch’s Madera Latino: The Latin Side of Woody Shaw, 2014 JEN Conference with the University of Miami Afro-Caribbean Artist Ensemble with Brian Lynch, 2013 JEN Conference with the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band, and 2012 JEN Conference with Mixteto Sonido.

As a performer, Jared finds himself comfortable in a variety of musical settings including jazz, Latin jazz, commercial, studio, church, and classical chamber music ensembles. His abilities are primarily used as a featured soloist in any large or small jazz setting. His debut album Hallways, featuring original compositions for quintet, will be released this April 2017.

An in-demand clinician and adjudicator, Jared has served Pacific Lutheran University, Juanita High School, Edmonds Woodway High School, Salk Middle School, Stadium High School, Bellevue College Jazz Festival, The Jazz Night School, The Seattle Academy, Northshore Jazz Festival, and Frontier Jazz Festival. He recently presented oral history research on Whit Sidener and his Influence on Jazz Education at the 2017 JEN Conference.

Young musicians are invited to play along some of the best musicians around, in an informal setting and with the common purpose of establishing a relationship around music and its history.

It’s also a lot of fun!  Be good at your instrument and be ready to play.  Be part of the audience or join in. Nicole Yarling leads the session.

FREE for Students 18 and under + WDNA Members
$15 General Admission

Concerts take place at the WDNA JAZZ GALLERY, 2921 Coral Way in Miami.
For more information, call (305) 662-8889