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Peter Ecklund

Peter Ecklund
Born: Jan 1, 1945 in Woodbridge, CT
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Genre: Classical, Jazz
Biography: Best-known as the cornetist with Marty Grosz's Orphan Newsboys, Peter Ecklund has always been attracted to pre-swing-era jazz. A superior ensemble player whose crisp solos are a delight, Ecklund graduated from Yale in 1967 and worked with a wide variety of musicians, including Gregg Allman, Maria Muldaur, ...Read full biography
Peter Ecklund and the Melody Makers
Released: 1988
Label: Stomp Off
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Cornetist Peter Ecklund's debut as a leader is a gem. On five superior songs (including Jabbo Smith's "Jazz Battle" and "I Double Dare You"), he is showcased in a quartet with clarinetist Joe Muranyi, ...Read full review
Strings Attached
Released: 1996
Label: Arbors
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Although this is technically a set featuring cornetist Peter Ecklund with strings, there is actually no real string section. The "strings" include (on various tracks) guitarists Frank Vignola, Chris Flory, ...Read full review
More Peter Ecklund albums: Main Albums (8)
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