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Gavin Worland Big Band
April 10 @ 6:00 pm
Founded in 2022, the Gavin Worland Big Band is an 18-piece jazz orchestra comprised of the finest young talent within and around the greater Denver-metro area. Members of the G.W.B.B. are active members within the Colorado jazz scene playing, composing, and studying with & from one another almost constantly from schools such as University of Colorado, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, & Metropolitan State University of Denver. The G.W.B.B. is a tool & professional setting to highlight and enable the next generation of musicians in their performance and professionalism with constant opportunities to compose/ arrange for the band to help keep pushing the sounds of the large jazz ensemble forward.
Gavin Worland is a trumpeter, flugelhornist, bandleader, composer, arranger, copyist, educator, and producer based out of Denver, Colorado. As a recent graduate from Metropolitan State University of Denver, Gavin is using the immense knowledge & skill he obtained from faculty such as Shane Endsley, Dawn Clement, Adam Bartczak, Dru Heller, among others to help propel his musicianship to the next level among his generation. Starting in the fall of 2023 Gavin will be pursuing his masters in jazz trumpet performance at the Lamont School of Music.
Tucker Smidt (Guitar)
Tyler Treadway (Piano)
Tiana Thakur (Bass)
Joe Westerfield (Drum Set)
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