Bill Warfield Jazz Brunch

Bill Warfield

Under 21 With Guardian
$25 food & beverage minimum per person.

Join us for Bill Warfield Jazz Brunch


Trumpeter, composer Bill Warfield was born in Baltimore, Maryland, March 2nd, 1952. Bill is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music where he won the Maynard Ferguson Scholarship, the William H. Borden award for outstanding achievement in Jazz/Commercial Music and the Carmine Caruso Award for outstanding trumpet performance. Bill moved to NYC in 1979 and quickly established himself as a creative force on the NY scene. He has performed with such diverse artists as Ornette Coleman, Mel Torme, Sheila Jordan, David Liebman, Jon Faddis, Buddy DeFranco, Don Braden, Randy Brecker, and Sonny Stitt. As a bandleader he has recorded "New York City Jazz" for Interplay Records (1990), "The City Never Sleeps" for Seabreeze Records (1994), "Nomad"(w/ Dave Stryker) for Steeplechase Records (1995).Gene Ludwig and the Bill Warfield Big Band for Allegra (2008). “Le Jazz Hot” w/ Dave Liebman (2010), “A Window That Shows Me the Moon” (2012), “Trumpet Story” (w/ Randy Brecker, 2014), “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” with the Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra on BluJazz 2016, “For Lew” (2018) on the Planet Arts Network.). Bill is listed in the Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz by Ira Gitler and Leonard Feather and in the Biographical Jazz listings by Lewis Porter. Bill is Professor of Music at Lehigh University where he directs the jazz studies program.

Venue Information:
The Cutting Room
44 E 32nd St.
New York, NY, 10016