scott wendholt

interview

I have been a huge fan of Scott Wendholt since the first time I heard him play over 25 years ago. I’m extremely fortunate to have sat in front of him on countless gigs and recording sessions with the great Bob Mintzer Big Band and experience his virtuosity firsthand. I’m honored that he was generous enough to lend his exceptional talents to my Brass Nation and Trumpets Eleven CDs and am thrilled to have had the opportunity to sit down with him for this interview.

—Michael Davis

about the artist

One of New York’s jazz elite, Scott Wendholt has been the featured trumpet soloist in both the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and the Bob Mintzer Big Band for the past 18 years. He has recorded 6 CDs as a leader/solo artist and appeared on over 100 CDs as a featured sideman with artists including Vincent Herring, Jon Mayer, Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride and the Carnegie Hall Big Band with Jon Faddis. He is currently on the faculty at the Manhatttan School of Music.

available at
the hip-bonestore

Trumpets Eleven CD

featuring Scott Wendholt

New Brass CD

Trumpet Kill

5 Suites.15 Etudes.
book and play-along CD

20MinuteWarmup

Brass Nation CD

featuring Scott Wendholt
and 55 of the world's
finest brass players

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