Trumpet

Brent Turney


Brent has performed all over the world in a wide range of musical genres. He is an active classical soloist, orchestral performer, chamber musician, jazz improviser and commercial trumpeter throughout the midwest.


Brent has performed with groups such as the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Isthmus Brass, Chicago Philharmonic, Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, and Broadway in Chicago.


Brent is an active recording musician and has worked with artists around the country including Bob Brookmeyer, Bobby Shew, Jim McNeely, Phil Woods, Clark Terry, Louis Bellson, Gordon Goodwin, Wayne Bergeron, Audra McDonald, Marvin Stamm, Arturo Sandoval, Nicholas Payton, Kurt Elling, John Faddis, and Jeff Hamilton among others.

Brent is the founder and artistic director of the Central Wisconsin Jazz Ensemble, a professional 16-piece big band comprising the best performers in Central and Northern Wisconsin. They present three concerts per season and feature big band music, newly-composed works, and outstanding guest artists. 


In addition to performances with a wide range of professional ensembles and artists around the country, Brent is an active soloist and regularly performs classical and jazz solo programs at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point where he is professor of trumpet. He is a member of the UWSP Faculty Jazz Combo.

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What Others are Saying


"Brent, You are a rock solid player and a class act!"

​-Wayne Bergeron, international trumpet soloist

Performances

Book of Mormon, Minneapolis, Chicago

  11/8-12/1/18


Linda Eder, Mankato MN

  11/30/18


Brett Eldredge, Chicago

  12/5/18


Chicago Jazz Orchestra

  12/9/18


Isthmus Brass

10th Anniversary Tour

  12/12-21/18


Central Wisconsin Jazz Ensemble, UWSP

  1/4/19


Anastasia, FVPAC

  1/8-13/19


UWSP Jazz Festival

  2/1/19


Solo Recital, UWSP

  2/3/19


Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra

  2/23-24/19


Shawano Jazz Festival

  3/9/19





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