Throughout his distinguished career, Marvin Stamm has been praised for both the art and
the craft of trumpet playing. Leonard Feather stated that “Mr. Stamm is an accomplished
performer whose technical skill is used as a means to stimulating original ends.”
While attending North Texas State University, Mr. Stamm was discovered by Stan Kenton.
Upon graduation, he joined Kenton's orchestra as his jazz trumpet soloist, touring with
him in 1961-1962 recording five albums with the orchestra. In 1965-1966, he toured
worldwide with Woody Herman.
Settling in New York in late 1966, Marvin Stamm quickly established himself as a busy
Jazz and studio trumpeter