Bill Warfield Jazz Brunch

Bill Warfield

$20.00 - $25.00
Under 21 With Guardian
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