Tonight: Doug Beavers and Thomas Marriott at Tula’s

New York trombonist Doug Beavers comes to Seattle to co-lead a band with trumpeter Thomas Marriott for a special night of music. Featuring an all-star band including Marc Seales on piano, Evan Flory-Barnes on Bass and Dvonne Lewis on drums, Beavers and Marriott will be featuring compositions written especially for the occasion. Not to be […]

Review: Thomas Marriott, Constraints and Liberations

from Trumpeter Thomas Marriott keeps growing as an artist. He has released CDs at a healthy pace since 2005: an introduction for many perhaps unwary jazz fans to some warped country western flavor on Crazy: The Music of Willie Nelson (Origin Records, 2008); cranking an all-star quintet up in a modern mainstream mode on […]

Photos: Thomas Marriott at The Chapel

from Another really wonderful performance by Thomas Marriott at the Chapel Performance Space on the next to last night of the 2010 Earshot Jazz Festival. What an amazing group of musicians he assembled to play his music from his 6th CD on Origin Records for which this was the release party.

Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott at The New Orleans Friday Night

New York trumpeter Ray Vega will be in Seattle this weekend so the East-West Trumpet Summit will take the stage at The New Orleans this Friday. Earlier this year Vega and Thomas Marriott’s CD reached #1 on the JazzWeek National Airplay Chart and continues to have a strong presence across the country, currently holding the […]

Thomas Marriott at Benaroya Hall this Saturday

This Saturday Foundry Dynamic Productions presents an evening of new music at the Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall. Featured will be original compositions by composers Zeines & Trader and the music of the Thomas Marriott Quartet. More information can be found here.

Thomas Marriott & Ray Vega reaches #1 on JazzWeek

Thomas Marriott and Ray Vega’s new CD, East-West Trumpet Summit, just reached the #1 spot on JazzWeek’s National Airplay Chart. This is the first Origin title to reach the top spot. Earlier this year Hadley Caliman’s Straight Ahead (which also features Thomas Marriott) spent two weeks at #2. You can hear samples and buy East-West […]

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 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 […]