Lee Tamboulian Trio

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April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant
6 Depot Square
Montclair, NJ 07042
$15 pp music charge advanced online sales $18 pp at door $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
Lee Tamboulian Trio @ Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant | Montclair | New Jersey | United States
2 sets: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$15 pp music charge online sales  $18 pp at door  $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
Lee Tamboulian Trio
Lee Tamboulian  – piano
Ratzo Harris – bass
Gengiz Baysal – drums
The Lee Tomboulian Trio plays standards by Ellington, Gershwin, and others in innovative and startling ways, original works and free music. Noted bass virtuoso Ratzo Harris and Turkish rock star and drum master Gengiz Baysal round out the ensemble. Invited singers open jam in the last set!

Pianist/comoser/educator Lee Tomboulian has performed on piano, accordion, and keyboards with noted jazz artists Airto, Nat Adderley, Doc Cheatham, Larry Coryell, Jack DeJohnette, Herb Ellis, Eddie Harris, Marc Johnson, Sheila Jordan, Dick Oatts, Bucky Pizzarelli, Pharoah Sanders, and Steve Swallow. He was also a member of the world-famous University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band and is a founding member of the Brazilian and Uruguayan ensemble Circo.

Mr. Tomboulian teaches jazz improvisation, jazz small group performance practice, applied jazz piano, and more.

He studied composition at the University of Arkansas under James Greeson, his M.M. in Jazz Studies (piano performance) at the University of North Texas, and studied privately with ECM artist Art Lande and Hal Willner at the Naropa Institute. He also studied African-American gospel music at St. Andrew Church of God in Christ in Texas.

Tomboulian is an Adjunct Professor at Long Island University-C.W. Post. Previously he served on the faculty of Lawrence University Conservatory of Music for six years.  Previously, he taught at Texas Wesleyan University, Cedar Valley College, the University of Dallas, and North Central Texas College. He has also worked as an instructor at the University of Texas at Arlington Jazz Camp, the University of North Texas Jazz Combo Camp, and served as a UNT graduate teaching fellow for two years.  Content copyright 2017 Lee Tomboulian. All rights reserved.

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