Josh Deutsch Quintet

Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 8pm

  • All Ages, Bar with ID
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Featuring Josh Deutsch (trumpet), Evan Flory-Barnes (bass), D'Vonne Lewis (drums), Dave Glenn (trombone), and Tim Kennedy (piano).

Josh Deutsch's website

Tickets $10 advance and $12 at the door.

Josh Deutsch is a trumpeter, composer and educator residing in Queens, New York. A native of Seattle, Josh started as a pianist and composer, before finding an affinity for jazz trumpet in the award-winning jazz bands at Washington Middle School and Garfield High School. Josh went on to complete a Bachelor's Degree in jazz studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where he studied with Danilo PÉrez, Bob Brookmeyer, John McNeil, Allan Chase and composer Lee Hyla. A three-time participant at the Banff International Jazz Workshop, Josh worked closely with such musicians as Bill Frisell, Dave Douglas and Kenny Werner. In 2006, Josh was awarded a Graduate Teaching Fellowship to the University of Oregon, and earned a Masters of Music in Jazz Performance and Composition in the spring of 2009.

Equally comfortable as a leader and sideman, Josh has performed at venues and festivals throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. Josh has been a leader or co-leader of the groups Four Across, The Poisonous Birds, the Josh Deutsch/Nico Soffiato Duo and the Josh Deutsch Quintet and Septet. He has performed with such artists as the Duke Ellington Big Band, Sofia Rei Koutsovitis, Michael Bates’ Outside Sources, The Hipstones and the Nathan Parker Smith Big Band. Josh has performed at some of the top venues in the country, including the Stone and the Jazz Gallery in New York and Yoshi's in Oakland, as well as on Dave Douglas's Festival of New Trumpet Music in Brooklyn, New York. Josh was a two-time winner of the Reno International Jazz Festival’s Outstanding College Trumpeter award, in 2008 and 2009, as well as Downbeat Magazine’s 2008 Student Music Awards College Jazz Soloist winner.