Jared Hall

Trumpeter, educator and composer Jared Hall hails from Spokane, Washington. He studied at Whitworth University, the Indiana University Jacobs School Of Music and the University Of Miami’s Frost School Of Music, where he received the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in 2015. His teachers include Terence Blanchard, Michael Spiro, Joey Tartell, Pat Harbison, Dan Keberle, Whit Sidener, David Baker and Brian Lynch, under which he pursued his doctoral studies. Hall is the winner of the 2013 National Trumpet Competition - Jazz Division, and has performed and recorded with Paquito D'Rivera, Bob Hurst, John Daversa, Arturo Sandoval, Maria Schneider, Vincent Herring, Peter Erskine, Dave Liebman, Alan Pasqua, Brian Lynch, Ira Sullivan, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Terence Blanchard, Rick Margitza, Wycliffe Gordon, David Binney, George Benson, Gloria Estefan, Fred Hersch, Shelly Berg, the South Florida Jazz Orchestra, and the Frost Concert Jazz Band, among many others.

Hall’s recording credits include his albums Seen on the Scene (Origin Records, 2021) and Hallways (Hollistic MusicWorks, 2017). Other recordings include Cheap Thrills: The Music of Rick Margitza (Summit, 2020), North By Freaking Northwest (Skymuse, 2019), Jazz & The Philharmonic (OKeh, 2014), With Love (Jeremy Fox, 2014), Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole (George Benson, 2013), and others.

Based in Seattle since 2015, Hall has performed with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Symphony Tacoma, the 5th Avenue Theatre and many of the regions outstanding ensembles

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”...Hall's expressive, probing trumpet style, offers a masterful, wide ranging sound, and varied emotional landscape.” -PAUL RAUCH, All About Jazz

“Hall employs a pleasant palette of sounds, blended smoothly, balanced by sharp intellect and refined craft.” -STEVE GRIGGS, Earshot Jazz

“Stylistically Hall continues in the modern mainstream hard-bop traditions. He himself plays very expressively, with great emotional power.” -LEONID AUSKERN, Jazz Square

“...not going gently into that good night to play cocktail jazz, this is thinking man's, sitting down hot stuff.” -CHRIS SPECTOR, Midwest Record ​ ”Jared Hall’s compositions are well-written, well-played and his talent and tone on trumpet, undeniably pleasant.” -DEE DEE MCNEIL, Musical Memoirs's Blog

“Jared’s trumpet is piercing (though not unpleasantly so) … in an exciting all-original jazz set that will be pure pleasure for your aural appendages… some of the tastiest trumpet work I’ve heard (yet) in 2017.” -DICK METCALF, Improvijazzation Nation

“...adding another potent voice on trumpet to the growing Seattle jazz scene.” -ABE BEESON, 88.5FM KNKX

Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Seattle

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Clinic/Workshop Information

Guest artist performances, workshops, clinics and adjudication in jazz, trumpet, combo & big band: Roosevelt High School Jane Addams Middle School Jazz Night School Riverside Jazz Festival Mount Si High School Thurston Rotaries Jazz Festival Northlake Jazz Festival Tacoma Community College Lake Washington School District, Finn Hill Middle School Whitworth University Eastern Washington University Twin Falls Middle School Chief Kanim Middle School 88.5 KNKX School of Jazz Mentor Program, Juanita High School Jazz Combo Jazz Educators Community Coalition Sno-King Music Educators Association, Mariner High School Pacific Lutheran University Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences Northshore Jazz Festival Edmond’s Woodway High School Stadium High School Salk Middle School Jazz Band Frontier Jazz Festival Bellevue College Jazz Festival Juanita High School Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) Jazz Septet Clinic and Performance Tour o March 9th—Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge, NJ o March 11th—Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH o March 11th—Souhegan High School, Amherst, NH o March 12th—Manchester Memorial High School, Manchester, NH o March 12th—Campbell High School, Litchfield, NH New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Clinic with the HMI Septet

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Seen on the Scene

Origin Records
2021

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Cheap Thrills: The...

Summit Records
2020

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Hallways

Hollistic MusicWorks
2017

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Seen on the Scene

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