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Tom Varner

Tom Varner--one of the world's top jazz French horn players, and an inventive composer for his many ensembles. Tom has 11 cd's out as a leader,and he plays on over 70 others. After 26 years in Manhattan, Varner moved with his family to Seattle in fall 2005, and is now busy in the Northwest as well as in the international scene.

Awards

4-time nominee Jazz Journalist award, "other brass" Doris Duke/Chamber Music America New Works Grant, Jazz Composers Alliance Award Winner, MacDowell Colony Fellow, Blue Mountain Center Resident, Centrum Arts Center Resident.


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Primary Instrument

French horn

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

It's Not Business,...

Origin Records
2021

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The Swiss Duos

HighNote
2000

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The Window Up Above...

New World Records
1999

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Swimming

OmniTone
1999

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Gray Skies

From: It's Not Business, It's Personal
By Tom Varner

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