Willis Wilson
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Willis Wilson

New York, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2003 | INDIE

New York, New York, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2003
Solo Jazz R&B


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The revolution in independent sound continues with Willis Wilson's REVELATIONS". A collection of trumpeting artistry that fuses Jazz, R&B, Funk, Hip-Hop, classic and contemporary Jazz styles to create a new wave in the Contemporary and Classic Jazz formats. With "REVELATIONS “, Wilson's reverence for the essence of musical forms is artistry without compromise. At age 10 young Wilson taught himself to play the family piano. By age 12 he was playing the trumpet, and in high school Wilson started to form collaborative sounds on his own terms.Wilson continued studying the craft of Jazz music at Harlem's own City College. He also studied trumpet with Carnegie Hall Jazz Band Director Jon Faddis and Noted trumpeter and educator Jimmy Owens. Sid Baker, Of the NY Philharmonic trained Wilson in classical music, and Wilson was ready to tour with Mercer Ellington and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.The Current CD “REVELATIONS” has received praise worthy reviews from fans and industry insiders.  New York City’s ownCD 101.9 personality Deborah Rath describes Wilson’s performances as mesmerizing and reminiscent of a young “Miles Davis “.At the 13th Annual Asbury Park Jazz Festival Wilson received two resounding standing ovations when he opened for industry veterans Spyro Gyra. Wilson's concert appearances include openings for jazz greats Spyro Gyra, Kim Waters, and The RippingtonsHe has recently completed a 4-week residency at the World Famous REGENT hotel sponsored by Emmis Broadcasting CD 101.9.  During the Summer Wilson hosted “JAZZ on The Rink “ Sponsored by ABSOLUTE VODKA with mesmerizing performances at “ THE RINK BAR” at Rockefeller Center” and “The Sequoia Club” at the South Street Seaport.  Great things are in store for Jazz fans with his highly anticipated new music . Wilson knows that this is just the beginning. The FANS are really into it”!“As I continue to breathe music into the horn, people like what they hear” clearly in creating an assemblage of sound that sums up the broad range of his own Musical styling. Wilson has produced a sound that people are listening to...   

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