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Jared Hall with John Hansen

Jazz

Hall, a native of the Pacific Northwest, studied trumpet with Dan Keberle at Whitworth University in his hometown of Spokane, Washington while conducting a trumpet studio and performing in the areas top ensembles including the Bob Curnow Big Band, Spokane Jazz Orchestra, and Six-Foot Swing. Finishing his masterís degree as an Assistant Instructor at Indiana University, Hall studied with David Baker, Joey Tartell, Michael Spiro and Pat Harbison. The following year he received a teaching assistantship under Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Brian Lynch with a Henry Mancini Institute Fellowship at the University of Miami to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts. Studying with Brian Lynch and Terence Blanchard, Hall worked extensively in the straight-ahead, commercial and Latin jazz scene in Miami including performing with The Woody Herman Band, South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Frost Concert Jazz Band, Henry Mancini Jazz Septet directed by Terence Blanchard, Brian Lynchís Artist Ensemble, and many others. Hall was recognized as the winner of the Jazz Divisionís 2013 National Trumpet Competition and 2008 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festivalís Outstanding Trumpet Award.