Thomas Marriott Biography
Jazz trumpeter, composer and producer Thomas Marriott is a veteran of the national jazz scene
who’s earned seven Golden Ear awards, produced 11 albums as a leader for Origin Records, and
toured with greats like Maynard Ferguson and Roy McCurdy, as well as contemporary jazz
artists Orrin Evans and Joe Locke.
The 1999 winner of the Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition, Marriott is a true but subtle
innovator with a luxuriously round tone, a unique sense of spontaneous and poignant melody,
and a penchant for melancholic compositions that evoke an introspective mood