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Paul Williamson

Trumpeter, composer, educator, and researcher Dr Paul Williamson has established a reputation for producing distinctive recordings of outstanding ensemble performances. As a leader, he’s released 12 CD’s and has performed with international jazz artists at festivals and venues in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His has performed with many jazz greats, including Carla Bley, Eddie Palmieri, Tomasz Stańko, Charlie Haden, Ralph Alessi, Kenny Werner, John Abercrombie, Hermeto Pascoal, Aaron Goldberg, Django Bates, Mike Nock, Tony Gould, Nasheet Waits, Mark Helias and Linda Oh.

Williamson was also active in the European jazz scene whilst based in Dublin performing with an array of artists including Bill Carrothers, Dave Liebman, Reggie Washington, Paul Wertico, Ronan Guilfoyle, and Lindsay Horner. In 2014 Williamson was invited by Dave Douglas to perform at the Festival for New Trumpet Music (FONT) in New York City where he premiered a program of new works.

Williamson is the Jazz Convenor and senior lecturer in jazz and improvisation studies at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University.

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"World class stuff...highly individual trumpet style." - Jim Mcleod, ABC Jazztrack ​ "Bloody Brilliant...very Melbourne and very magnificent"- Kenny Weir, Sunday Herald Sun.

Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Melbourne

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

Dr Paul Williamson is the Jazz Convenor and senior lecturer in jazz and improvisation studies at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University: https://research.monash.edu/en/persons/paul-williamson Paul is available for online lessons - please contact him here: https://www.paulwilliamsontrumpet.com/contact

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Love is a Temporary...

Self Produced
2020

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Dark Energy

FMR Records
2019

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Finding the Balance

Jazz Head (AU)
2017

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Live at Uptown: Paul...

Jazzhead (Australia)
2016

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Monash Sessions: ...

Jazzhead (Australia)
2016

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Monash Sessions: ...

Jazzhead (Australia)
2015

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