The BILL WARFIELD Quintet as part of The Emmaus Main Street Program Summer Jazz Series: Jazz Night in Emmaus: Every Third Thursday"
Club 316, 316 Main Street
Thursday, June 16, 2005: 8pm-10:30pm
FREE (ticket required, see below)
Featuring: Bill Warfield (trumpet), Dave Riekenberg (tenor), Tim Harrison (piano), Bob Bowen(bass), Scott Neumann (drums).
Warfield's kind of music is a mixture of adventurous modernistic pieces, jazz-tinged salsa, and post-bop hipness...As an arranger, trumpeter Warfield is a top-rate craftsman, perhaps one of the best on the scene..."
- Jack Sohmer, JazzTimes
Bill Warfield is a full time faculty member of the Lehigh University Music Department. He is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where he won the Maynard Ferguson Scholarship, the William H. Borden Award for outstanding accomplishment in Jazz/Commercial Music, and the Carmine Caruso Award for Outstanding Trumpet Performance. Mr. Warfield has distinguished himself as a successful musician, performing with such diverse artists as Ornette Coleman, Mel Torme, David Sanborn, Lew Soloff, Mel Lewis, David Liebman and Sonny Stitt. Bill is also a successful bandleader and composer. His own band (the Bill Warfield Big Band) has performed at Birdland, The Blue Note, and is currently in residence at Lehigh University. Mr. Warfield was recently included in the Ira Gitler/Leonard Feather's Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz.
The Bill Warfield Big Band can now be heard on www.plugrecords.org for sound clips and to purchase downloads or custom CD's. For schedules and other information, log onto www.warfieldmusic.com.
Be sure to check out Bill's new releases on Laurel Hill Records:
The Bill Warfield Big Band Le Jazz Hot featuring Vic Juris (guitar) & Dave Liebman (sax)
The Bill Warfield Big Band Plays the Music of Led Zeppelin as arranged by Russ Anixter and conducted by Bill Warfield
The Bill Warfield Big Band New York City Jazz
The Bill Warfield Big Band The City Never Sleeps
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