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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
Ecklund at Elkhart
Released: 1994
Label: Jazzology
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This CD has trumpeter and cornetist Peter Ecklund leading an all-star septet that he assembled for the 1994 Elkhart Indiana Jazz Festival. Ecklund is joined by the members of the Orphan Newsboys (clarinetist ...Read full review
More Peter Ecklund albums: Main Albums (8)