Totally Trumpet
Totally Trumpet

Gerard Presencer has become widely respected as one of the most innovative and diverse trumpet players in the world. Born in London in 1972 he established himself by the age of 20 as a soloist, studio musician and session player, and has since received critical acclaim for his 3 solo albums.

A milestone in his developement was his encounter with Charlie Watts. In 1991 the Rolling-Stones-percussionist formed his own quintet and included the then 18 year old Gerard Presencer. His playing credits cross musical genres and he has recorded with many leading artists including Sting, Robbie Williams, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Joni Mitchell and Chick Corea. He has also played with and arranged for a variety of performers including Charlie Watts, Incognito, Zero 7 and Will Young. Gerard has won the trumpet category of the British Jazz Awards 4 times. In addition to this, he has been Head of Jazz at the Royal Academy of Music in London since 1999, also the Head of Brass at the jazz Institute Berlin since 1999 and lectures throughout Europe in Jazz Studies.

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