Results for "Summer Camargo"
Summer Camargo, 19, is a trumpet player entering her sophomore year of college, majoring in jazz studies. She is a recipient of a Jerome L. Greene Fellowship at The Juilliard School. Summer, born and raised in Hollywood, FL, has been a member of the prestigious All-National Jazz Band, the Jazz Band of America, the Grammy Band, the Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo, the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, and was named a National YoungArts Foundation Merit winner, and Honorable Mention in Jazz Trumpet, as well as Merit winner in Jazz Composition. Summer was also Downbeat Magazine’s Outstanding Student Jazz Performance Award recipient
by Jack Bowers
Drummer Ulysses Owens Jr.'s Big Band comes out swinging on its debut recording, Soul Conversations, thundering through Michael Dease's incendiary arrangement of the Dizzy Gillespie/John Lewis flame-thrower, Two Bass Hit." For more such heat, however, the listener must move forward to Track 5, John Coltrane's impulsive Giant Steps," thence to Track 9 for Charles Turner III's ...
by Sanford Josephson
This article first appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. Growing up in Oneonta, New York, Tyler Henderson noodled around for five years on a piano that a church donated to my family. I learned to play older rock songs by ear--stuff from Chicago and The Beatles. Then, in seventh grade, I heard the Vince Guaraldi ...