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composer , trumpet player , arranger

Jack Arthur Walrath, American trumpet player, composer, arranger. Recipient composition and performance award National Endowment for Arts, 1977, 90, certified of appreciation, 1992; Governor's award State of Montana, 1992, certified of appreciation National Jazz Service Organization, 1992. Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy nomination 1987), American Federation Musicians, National Jazz Service Association.

Background

Walrath, Jack Arthur was born on May 5, 1946 in Stuart, Florida, United States. Son of Jack Arthur and Velma Lorell (Davis) Walrath.

Education

Diploma in composition, Berklee College Music, Boston, 1968.

Career

Trumpet player, Motown, 1969-1970;trumpet player, Ray Charles Orchestra, Los Angeles, 1971;trumpet player, Sam Rivers Orchestra, New York City, 1977-1985;trumpet player, arranger, Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop, New York City and, Europe, Asia, South America, 1977-1985;trumpet player, composer, arranger, leader, Jack Walrath Museum Groups, New York City, since 1965. Professor Taller de Musics Seminars, Spain, 1985-1986. Conductor North German Radio Orchestra, UMO Orchestra, Sicily, Catania (Finland) City Orchestra, Tucson Jazz Society, Red Sea Festival Orchestra, Israel, 1987-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Columnist International, Musician, Recording World, 1980-1981. Composer (symphonic work) The Serpent's Kiss, 1988, (string orchestra classical jazz fusion) Gut Feelings, 1990. Composer, leader 20 record albums, since 1989.

Membership

Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammy nomination 1987), American Federation Musicians, National Jazz Service Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: paleontology, astronomy, physics, western mysticism.

Connections

Married Barbara Tate, May 31, 1969 (divorced May 1982). Married Ina Dittke, May 21, 1982 (divorced March 1985). Married Anna Galaluszka, October 15, 1991.

1 child, Jacqueline Persephone.

father:
Jack Arthur Walrath

mother:
Velma Lorell (Davis) Walrath

spouse:
Barbara Tate

spouse:
Ina Dittke

spouse:
Anna Galaluszka

child:
Jacqueline Persephone Walrath