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Jeff Kaiser

Jeff Kaiser (born December 26, 1961) has played professionally with many different groups and individuals on television, film, radio, and in concert halls throughout the United States. He is the recipient of numerous grants, honors and awards. He is a thirteen-time recipient of the Individual Artist Fellowship from the City of Ventura and a three-time recipient of the Forum of the Arts Grant administered by the Ventura County Museum of History and Art. He has received critical praise in numerous publications throughout the world. In addition to composing, he is well known in creative music circles as a trumpet player, performing with Eugene Chadbourne, The Michael Vlatkovich Brass Trio, Brad Dutz, The Motor Totemist Guild, Headless Household, The Vinny Golia Large Ensemble, Dan Plonsey and the Human Behavio Orchestra, The Los Angeles Trumpet Quartet, The Kreative Orchestra of Los Angeles, as well as his own ensembles including his large group: The Jeff Kaiser Ockodektet. He is the founder and co-director of the Ventura New Music Concert Series, founder and co-editor of the NewCreativeMusic.com, and owner of the pfMENTUM record label and its subsidiary Angry Vegan Records. He has released eleven CDs as leader/co-leader and has also appeared on CDs by Headless Household, The Motor Totemist Guild, Eugene Chadbourne, The Gove County Philharmonic, The Vinny Golia Large Ensemble, and others

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