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Greg Gisbert Trumpet Player



Greg Gisbert Trumpet Player

Greg Gisbert Trumpet Player




Greg Gisbert Quartet - Live Concert





Greg Gisbert Clinician at Trumpet Festival in Brazil (2015)




Greg Gisbert

trumpet player, is one of those rare talents who is equally talented on jazz trumpet and lead trumpet. "Gizzy" is highly revered in the trumpet community. Greg Gisbert grew up in a musical family in Denver, Colorado. Greg played the drums and then flugelhorn in high school. Greg auditioned for the 1983 - 1984 McDonald's All-American High School Jazz Band and he toured/recorded with the group. After high school, Greg attended the Berklee College of Music in 1984 - 1985, where he recorded alongside Cyrus Chestnut as part of Phil Wilson's Rainbow Band.

While at Berklee College of Music, Greg was offered an opportunity to go on the road with the Buddy Rich Big Band through a connection made through Wilson. Greg's has performed with Buddy Rich (1985 - 1986), Woody Herman's Big band under Frank Tiberi's direction (1987 - 1989), John Fedchock and Maria Schneider, Gary Burton (1989), Lew Anderson (1989) and Toshiko Akiyoshi (1989 and subsequently). In the 1990's, he played with Mingus Epitaph (1990 - 1992), Frank Wess, Clark Terry, Mickey Tucker and Buck Clayton (1991), Danny D'Imperio (1991) Norman Simmons (1992), John Hicks (1992), Fedchock and Schneider again, and with the Convergence Quintet in Denver, Colorado. From 1994 to 1997 Greg worked with Joe Roccisano, and recorded with Chuck Bergeron, Loren Schoenberg and Ken Peplowski. He accompanied Carol Sloane and Susannah McCorkle in large ensembles in 1996. He has recorded several albums under his own name for Criss Cross Jazz.

In recent years, Gisbert has become an active and highly respected jazz educator, teaching at festivals and conducting clinics across the United States. He also had two stints on the Jazz Faculty at the University of Miami in the 2000's.

Greg has also branched out in producing; bringing the up-and-coming conductor and composer, Chie Imiazumi, to the public's attention, acting as producer of her debut album, "Unfailing Kindness." Additionally, Gisbert is a founding member of Convergence, whose members include Paul Romaine on drums and Jon Gunther on saxophone. He is also presently performing with The Greg Gisbert Quartet and the Greg Gisbert Syndicate.




Greg Gisbert's Trumpet Gear:



Greg Gisbert performs on the Yamaha YTR 8310Z Bobby Shew Custom Series Professional Model Bb Trumpet along with a Roger Ingram Marcinkiewicz Signature Trumpet Mouthpiece and two Al Cass trumpet mouthpieces for jazz playing.









Greg Gisbert's Advice On High Range For The Trumpet



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Greg Gisbert Discography At CD Universe



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