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Derrick Gardner (Trumpet Player) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Derrick Gardner is an American jazz trumpeter from Chicago, Illinois. Gardner began playing trumpet at the age of 9 in his hometown of Chicago. In 1991, he moved to New York City and played with groups such as the Count Basie Orchestra, Frank Foster's Loud Minority Band, Harry Connick, Jr.'s Big Band, Roman Schwaller's European Sextet, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Gardner has gone on to work with such jazz notables as the late Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Jon Faddis, Nancy Wilson, Tony Bennett, Joe Williams, Rufus Reid, Clark Terry, Kenny Barron, Stefon Harris and James Moody. Critics have described him as "having a way of moving past the notes in a solo and getting into formal realms that make sense and heighten interest." Another critic describes him as "Soulful and Intelligent, a tremendous talent with a vivid and unusual imagination."
Birth nameDerrick Earl Gardner
BornJune 3, 1965, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, arranger
Years active1992–present
Associated actsDerrick Gardner & The Jazz Prophets, Rob Dixon

About Derrick Gardner

Trumpet Player Derrick Gardner was born in Illinois, United States on June 3, 1965. He's 58 years old today.

Jazz trumpeter from Chicago who has performed with some of jazz's most prominent groups, including the Pianist Count Basie Orchestra. Critics have praised him for his uncanny ability to improvise.

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Derrick Gardner before becoming famous

Derrick Gardner was born in the Zodiac sign Gemini (The Twins), and 1965 is also the year of Serpent (蛇) in the Chinese Zodiac.

When he moved to New York City in 1991, he picked up the trumpet at the age of nine and quickly became a local sensation.

Achievement of Derrick Gardner

Trumpet Player Derrick Gardner & the Jazz Prophets, his own band, won the Independent Music Award for Best Jazz Album in 2009 for their album"Echoes of Ethnicity.".

Derrick Gardner's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Effie, his mother, is a doctorate-holder in classical music from Michigan State University.

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Derrick Gardner Collabed with

He's collaborated with a large list of artists, including saxophonist Saxophonist James Moody.

Derrick Gardner Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Derrick Gardner updated on March 17 2023.