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     Tom Varner

Born: Jun 17, 1957 in Nj
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Post-Bop, Avant-Garde Jazz
Instruments: French Horn

There have been few French horn soloists in jazz but, even if there had been dozens, chances are that Tom Varner would rank near the top. He started on piano at age eight and a year later switched to French horn, discovering his predecessor Julius Watkins' recordings when he was 17. He graduated from the New England Conservatory and, in 1979, moved to New York. Since then, Varner has recorded several albums (mostly for Soul Note) as a leader, and has worked with such players as Dave Liebman, Bobby Watson, George Gruntz (with his Concert Jazz Band), John Zorn, Steve Lacy, Lee Konitz, and Bobby Previte. Varner almost single-handedly made the difficult French horn a viable modern jazz instrument.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=1722 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.omnitone.com/swimming/varner-interview.htm Interview
www.tomvarnermusic.com Official website. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Varner About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Varner About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Tom Varner - 'Covert Action' - 1987, New Note
 Tom Varner - 'Jazz French Horn' - 2001, Soul Note
 Tom Varner - 'Long Night Big Day' - 1991, New World Records
 Tom Varner - 'Second Communion' - 2002, Omnitone
  как соисполнитель ...
 Rabih Abou-Khalil - 'The Cactus Of Knowledge' - 2001, Enja
 Steve Cohn - 'Bridge Over The X-Stream' - 2000, Leo Records

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