Jazz trumpeter Thomas Marriott charts a successful path in Seattle

Note: Thomas Marriott’s Quartet will perform this Friday, March 5, at New Orleans Creole Restaurant, 114 First Ave. S., Seattle. For reservations, call 206-622-2563. from The Seattle Times: Here, in a narrow passage between a decorated brick wall and the stage at the New Orleans restaurant in Pioneer Square, is where the early education of […]

Photos: Thomas Marriott at Tula’s

from Eyeshot Jazz: The Earshot Jazz Festival presented the Seattle trumpet ace Thomas Marriott who brought a brilliant lineup – Mark Taylor, Matt Jorgenson, Jeff Johnson and Travis Shook – to bear on some of his favorite, though seldom performed, compositions. A six-time Golden Ear award winner, Marriott is always seeking to expand the boundaries […]

Jazz trumpeter Thomas Marriott looks forward to the past with tribute to Horace Silver

Jazz preview: Silver’s Seranade: A Tribute to Horace Silver 8 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Creole Restaurant, 114 First Ave. S., Seattle; $10 (reservations: 206-622-2563). from The Seattle Times: In the compressed, sometimes circular history of jazz, the freshest ideas often come from the past. Many young musicians, looking to push their music forward, […]

Thomas Marriott’s “Flexicon” hits #10 on JazzWeek

Thomas Marriott’s new CD, “Flexicon,” just reached #10 on the JazzWeek National Radio Airplay Chart. Flexicon has been on the chart for 10 weeks and this the highest placement yet. JAZZWEEK NATIONAL AIRPLAY CHART TOP 10 – 6/1/09 1 One For All, Return Of The Lineup (Sharp Nine) 2 Diana Krall, Quiet Nights (Verve) 3 […]

Thomas Marriott Download from The Cellar

In advance of Thomas Marriott’s CD Release Party tomorrow (Tuesday, May 12), download the entire first set from his performance Saturday night at The Cellar in Vancouver, BC. THOMAS MARRIOTT AT THE CELLAR (Set 1) – mp3 clip Thomas Marriott – trumpet Mark Taylor – saxophones Brad Turner – piano and fender rhodes Paul Rushka […]

Thomas Marriott CD Release Party Tuesday Night at the Triple Door

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott hits the road this weekend performing for two nights at The Cellar in Vancouver, BC, before returning home for his CD Release Party next Tuesday, May 12, at The Triple Door. TUESDAY, MAY 12 – THE TRIPLE DOOR 216 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101 Tickets: 206-838-4333 featuring: Thomas Marriott – trumpet Mark […]

Review: Thomas Marriott, Flexicon

Note: Thomas Marriott celebrates the release of Flexicon at The Triple Door on Tuesday, May 12. from allaboutjazz.com: By Dan McClenaghan If Seattle, Washington-based Origin Records can be said to have a signature sound, trumpeter Thomas Marriott’s Flexicon could be picked as an example. The music is mainstream, with two horns and a rhythm section, […]

East/West Trumpet Summit: Ray Vega meets Thomas Marriott

RAY VEGA / THOMAS MARRIOTT with the New Stories Trio Marc Seales, Doug Miller and John Bishop Friday – Saturday, February 20-21 TULA’S JAZZ CLUB 2214 2nd Ave, Seattle 8:00pm, $15 Call 206-443-4221 to make a reservation The band will be recording both nights for an up-coming CD on Origin Records. Be a part of […]

Thomas Marriott / John Bishop / Jeff Johnson in Chicago…

Friday night at Andy’s Jazz Club in Chicago, trumpeter Thomas Marriott and his band (featuring Jeff Johnson and John Bishop) joined with Chicago guitarist John McLean for a great night of music as part of the Origin Records Chicago Jazz Summit. The concert was a great example of the ongoing relationship with Chicago and Seattle […]

Thomas Marriott CD Release Party Tonight

Join The Seattle Jazz Scene tonight at The Triple Door for the CD Release Party for Thomas Marriott’s, “Crazy: The Music of Willie Nelson.” The music starts at 7:30pm and Thomas’ group will be performing most of the music from the new CD. Reservations are recommend for the best seating, call 206-838-4333. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 […]

Thomas Marriott CD Review

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott will celebrate the release of his new CD, Crazy: The Music of Willie Nelson, on Wednesday, February 27th at the Triple Door. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 7:30pm THOMAS MARRIOTT, CRAZY: THE MUSIC OF WILLIE NELSON THE TRIPLE DOOR MAINSTAGE 216 Union Street Seattle, WA 206-838-4333 Tickets: $15 This is an All Ages Show […]

Thomas Marriott Live Recording Friday

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott will be recording live this Friday, November 23, at Tula’s Jazz Club. The group will feature Marriott on trumpet, Marc Seales on piano, Jeff Johnson on bass and John Bishop on drums. Marriott’s most recent recording, Both Sides of the Fence, is still going strong on national jazz radio currently #28 for […]

Review: Thomas Marriott’s Willie Nelson Project / More Zero

Review by Bill Barton Night number three at The Seattle Jazz Showcase offered a resounding “yes, it’s really true” response to the oft-cited mention of diversity in Seattle’s jazz and improvised music community. THOMAS MARRIOTT’S WILLIE NELSON PROJECT Thomas Marriott – trumpet & flugelhorn Mark Taylor – soprano saxophone Ryan Burns – keyboards Geoff Harper […]

Featured Jazz Performances for June

Bill Anschell Quartet- Saturday June 2. 7:30 pm/ Tula’s Pianist Bill Anschell has been on quite a roll the past two years. His monthly gig at Tula’s alternates between his standards trio, and his quartet. The quartet features guitarist Brian Monroney, bassist Chris Symer, and drummer Brad Boal, and performs Anschell’s sophisticated compositions. His recent […]

Featured Jazz Performances for May

  The Ballard Jazz Festival has an impact on the Seattle jazz scene throughout the year. It creates jazz fans. It introduces many of the top jazz musicians in the city to its patrons, and in turn helps creates a fan base in clubs and concert halls throughout the city. Attending the festival May 16-19 […]

Featured Performances April 23-29

David Marriott Jr.’s Triskaidekaband- Tuesday April 24, 7:30pm/Tula’s Fresh off a performance with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, trombonist/composer/arranger David Marriott, Jr. leads his thirteen piece band for their monthly residency at Tula’s. With heavy hitters such as Thomas Marriott, Matt Jorgensen, Rich Cole, and Geoff Harper in the fold, Triskaidekaband is Seattle’s best large jazz […]

Featured Performances April 16-22

Lineup! with Dawn Clement & Mark Taylor- Tuesday April 17, 7:30pm/ Tula’s Dawn Clement and Mark Taylor collaborate each month at Tula’s, bringing a cross section of the Seattle jazz scene with them. Clement is receiving well deserved recognition for her recent Origin release, Tandem, and was recently featured in Downbeat. Blending a physical piano […]

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