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Graham Breedlove

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Graham Breedlove


Graham Bredlove (b. 1970, Lafayette, Louisiana) is an american trumpet player and composer.

Since taking up the trumpet at age twelve, Mr. Breedlove has performed on four continents in more than twenty countries, with headliners representing more than one hundred Grammy nominations. He holds the Bachelor of Music degree from Louisiana State University, the Master of Music degree and Performer's Certificate from Indiana University, and has studied with world famous masters David Baker, Alvin Batiste, Byron Stripling, and Stephen Burns.

Currently, Mr. Breedlove is a trumpet soloist with the Army Blues jazz ensemble, part of The United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own" in Washington, DC and he has appeared as a soloist, composer/arranger or lead player on five CDs with the Army Blues. Graham also appears as musical director, soloist, and composer/arranger on “Voodoo Boogaloo”, the debut recording by Swamp Romp, a Louisiana-music group comprised of members of the Army Blues.

In an effort to promote jazz, Breedlove has presented clinics, master classes, and appeared as a guest soloist at colleges and universities across the country, and he has served on the faculties of Towson University, Catholic University of America and the National Jazz Workshop. Graham also appears on the Hal Leonard Jazz Play Along Series, an educational book/CD series with over 125 volumes currently available in music stores around the world.

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