|104 E. 126th Street • Suite 2D • New York, NY 10035|
Sullivan Fortner, piano
Linda Oh, bass
Austin Walker, drums
John Raymond - New-York based trumpeter, composer, horn arranger, and educator - is an up-and-coming artist that is well on his way to becoming a major force in the music industry. A finalist in the 2009 National Trumpet Competition, John has performed as a leader and sideman at many of the nation's top venues including Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (New York, NY), the Dakota Jazz Club (Minneapolis, MN), the Jazz Showcase (Chicago, IL) and the Blue Note Jazz Club (New York, NY). He has performed with notable jazz musicians such as Maria Schneider, Chris Potter, John Abercrombie and Lewis Nash. In addition to performing throughout the United States, John has also toured internationally to the Dominican Republic, China, the United Kingdom & Ireland. John has also distinguished himself as an elite horn arranger, evidenced by the three Grammy-nominated songs that he has arranged and recorded horns for (by R&B artists Ann Nesby & Calvin Richardson, respectively).
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