Musician & Educator
With a singular voice on the trumpet and flugelhorn, John Raymond is making his mark as one of the most promising, up-and-coming jazz musicians in the world. Dubbed as a Rising Star by Downbeat Magazine, John has performed with artists such as Billy Hart, S. Carey (of Bon Iver), Kurt Rosenwinkel, Orrin Evans, and Cory Wong (of Vulfpeck) among others.
He has released five albums since 2012 - three with his primary band Real Feels (w/Gilad Hekselman & Colin Stranahan) - and each has received critical acclaim from the New York Times, Stereogum, Downbeat, JazzTimes and more. John has also established himself as a sought-after educator, both as the Jazz Trumpet Professor at Indiana University and as a guest clinician and soloist at schools around the world.
Steering jazz in the Right direction.
New York Times
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