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Anthony Hervey

Anthony Hervey, who was recently recognized by Grammy.com as one of  “10 emerging artists to know in 2023, has impressed audiences across the globe as a first-call sideman for luminaries such as Christian McBride, Jon Batiste, Michael Bublé, and Wynton Marsalis, who described Hervey as a “beautiful trumpet player of the first magnitude.”

He was a member of the nationally renowned Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and afterward earned admission to the prestigious Juilliard School.  There he honed his craft and graduated with a B.M. in 2019 and an M.M. in 2020.  His debut album, “Words From My Horn,” is a blend of soulful and cerebral compositions that draw from his personal, musical, and spiritual memories.

Additionally, Hervey has been commissioned to write for esteemed groups and organizations, including The Westerlies, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and The Soapbox Presents “Stoop Sessions.” He was recognized by the ASCAP Foundation, earning an Honorable Mention for the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards for his composition “Brass Games.” He is also on Christian McBride’s Grammy Award-winning Big Band Album, “For Jimmy, Wes, and Oliver”, which was released on Mack Avenue Records. Beyond the studio and stage, Anthony Hervey has also ventured into acting, impressively showcasing his trumpet skills in the Hulu anthology series Monsterland.

He is committed to preserving the rich legacy of Jazz while infusing it with relevance for the present. He has personally experienced the power of music to uplift and inspire.  As a result, he strives to share that joy with others and make a positive impact on their lives through the art of Jazz. With unwavering dedication, exceptional talent, and a deep appreciation for the heritage of jazz, Anthony Hervey is poised to leave an indelible mark on the music world.


In Pictures

Anthony Hervey with the John Toomey Trio at the Attucks Jazz Club

Read "Anthony Hervey with the John Toomey Trio at the Attucks Jazz Club" reviewed by Mark Robbins

Anthony Hervey may be fairly new on the jazz scene but he plays the trumpet with the chops of an older experienced player. A graduate of the Julliard School in 2020, Hervey has been a first-call sideman for Christian McBride, m :Jon Batiste, Michael Buble and Wynton Marsalis among others. His musical prowess was not only evident in his playing but he showcased his vocal blues talent with a couple of songs from Keb' Mo' and Muddy Waters. Equally at ...

Album Review

Ulysses Owens, Jr. and Generation Y: A New Beat

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A New Beat, crafted by the multi-Grammy award-winning drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. and his Generation Y outfit, materializes as a vivid emblem of jazz's evolving dynamics. This album, an amalgamation of nine tracks, epitomizes the fusion of classic jazz standards with inventive perspectives. Among its highlights, “Bird Lives" notably shines for its technical brilliance and tribute to jazz icons, striking a harmonious balance between honoring the past and embracing the new. This track, alongside the production's repertoire, demonstrates the ensemble's ...

Radio & Podcasts

Anthony Hervey, Charley Rose, Roy Nathanson, Myra Melford & More

Read "Anthony Hervey, Charley Rose, Roy Nathanson, Myra Melford & More" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

This is the last hour of Mondo Jazz for 2023. Thank you for your attention and support in the past 12 months. We look forward to sharing more beauty in the key of jazz in 2024.Happy listening!Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Charley Rose Trio “Cow's Blues" Dada Pulp (Menace) 0:16 Host talks 6:14 Anthony Hervey “Words From My Horn" Words From My Horn (Outside In) 7:54 Host talks ...

Rising Stars

Meet Trumpeter Anthony Hervey

Read "Meet Trumpeter Anthony Hervey" reviewed by Sanford Josephson

This article first appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. Anthony Hervey was in the sixth grade when he discovered jazz. “My mother encouraged me to play trumpet because my grandfather played trumpet," he said. “I was very reluctant to do so, but she convinced me to do it and said I could quit after a year if I wanted to." Then, Hervey was casually watching television and noticed a documentary about Blue Note Records. “I just happened ...

Album Review

Connor Munroe: Then + Now

Read "Then + Now" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Ransom Everglades High School saxophonist Connor Munroe, from Miami, FL, has been playing the sax since he was nine years-old and has been selected for twelve All-American and All-State jazz bands among his many awards. He here presents his debut album, the warm and charming Then + Now. Offering a light repertoire of five well-known ballad standards and one original composition, Munroe leads a large ensemble, including a six-piece string section, provides the arrangements and conducts the orchestra in producing ...

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