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Jared Hall & David Deacon-Joyner
February 2 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pmFree
Hall, a native of the Pacific Northwest, studied trumpet with Dan Keberle at Whitworth University in his hometown of Spokane, Washington while conducting a trumpet studio and performing in the areas top ensembles including the Bob Curnow Big Band, Spokane Jazz Orchestra, and Six-Foot Swing. Finishing his master’s degree as an Assistant Instructor at Indiana University, Hall studied with David Baker, Joey Tartell, Michael Spiro and Pat Harbison. The following year he received a teaching assistantship under Grammy Award winning trumpeter and composer Brian Lynch with a Henry Mancini Institute Fellowship at the University of Miami to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts. Studying with Brian Lynch and Terence Blanchard, Hall worked extensively in the straight-ahead, commercial and Latin jazz scene in Miami including performing with The Woody Herman Band, South Florida Jazz Orchestra, Frost Concert Jazz Band, Henry Mancini Jazz Septet directed by Terence Blanchard, Brian Lynch’s Artist Ensemble, and many others. Hall was recognized as the winner of the Jazz Division’s 2013 National Trumpet Competition and 2008 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival’s Outstanding Trumpet Award.
David Deacon-Joyner is the recently retired Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at Pacific Lutheran University. From 1986 to 2000, he was professor on the faculty of the renowned jazz studies division at the University of North Texas. David is a busy freelance pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger. He has performed throughout the United States and Canada, and his compositions and arrangements have been recorded and performed by renowned artists and orchestras all over the country.