Resume

 

FREDDIE HENDRIX

1173 OVERLOOK AVE

TEANECK, NJ 07666

 

EDUCATION

•Master of Music - NJCU New Jersey City University 

•Bachelor of Music - WPU William Paterson University

 

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Over seven years in jazz education and private instruction

• Internationally known Performer, Recording Artist, and Educator

• Expertise in specialized areas of:

    *Jazz Improvisation

    *Master Classes

    *Ensemble Workshops

    *Trumpet Instruction 

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

• 20 years as a professional musician

• Performed for former President Bill Clinton & Mayor DiBlasio at Ginny's Supper Club, NYC 2014

• Performed in "The Red, White, & Blues" at the White House for President Barack Obama 2012

• Aretha Franklin performances at Radio City Music Hall 2014 & 2012

• 6 month residency with Wynton Marsalis and JALC Orchestra late 2008 through mid 2009

• Alicia Keys "As I Am" 2008 world tour. Over 100 performances in over 30 countries

•Was voted "Rising Trumpet Star" in Downbeat's June 2013 issue

 

EXPERIENCE

• 3 year Jazz Instructor/Clinician for small and large ensembles at Melissa Walker's (JHK) Jazz House Kids Program in Montclair, NJ 

   *private instruction

   *teach and advise students (jazz ensemble)

 

• Artist in Residence and Clinician at Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ directed my Hartt School of Music alumnus Julius Tolentino 2012 & 2014

   *private instruction

   *teach and advise students (large ensemble)

 

• Guest Clinician for a jazz improv course held at Princeton University 2013

 

Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of Hartford 2014 -2015

 

 

SELECTED SEMINARS & CLINICS

•Count Basie Orchestra Master Classes @ The Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival in Banff 2013

• Count Basie Orchestra Clinics & Workshops in Anchorage, AK 2012

•Rufus Reid Quintet @ West Chester University, PA 2010

•Mulgrew Miller's Wingspan @ University of Southern Illinois 2009

• Rufus Reid Quintet @ University of Vermont 2006

• Rufus Reid Quintet in Madeira & Lisbon Portugal 2002

 

 

PERFORMANCES FOR MAJOR EUROPEAN& AMERICAN JAZZ FESTIVALS

 

•North Sea Jazz Festival

•Umbria Jazz Festival

•Montreaux Jazz Festival

•Monterey Jazz Festival

•JVC Jazz Festival

•Clifford Brown Jazz Fest, Delaware

•Cape May Jazz Fest, Cape May, NJ

•Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

•Pori Jazz Fest, Finland

•Jazz A Vienne, France

•Montreal Jazz Fest

 

TELEVISION PERFORMANCES

•BET HONORS Washington D.C. 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, & 2014

•"THE RED, WHITE, & BLUES" Live @ The White House Wash, DC 2012

•PBS - Wynton Marsalis and JALC Orchestra 2009

•BET AWARDS, Los Angeles, CA 2008

 

 

PERFORMANCE CREDENTIALS

•Aretha Franklin

•Alicia Keys

•Rufus Reid 

•Oliver Lake

•Billy Harper

•Steve Turre

•John Lee

•Dave Stryker

•Christian McBride Big Band 

•Dizzy All Star Big Band 

•Jimmy Heath Big Band

•Roy Hargrove Big Band

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES WITH OTHER MUSICIANS

•George Benson•Curtis Fuller •Stanley Clarke•George Cables•Dr. Eddie Henderson•Jimmy Cobb•Harold Mabern•Eric Alexander•Victor Lewis•Bobby Watson•James Spaulding•Cyrus Chestnut•T.S. Monk•Kathy Sledge

•Ron Carter Big Band 

•Count Basie Orchestra

•Wynton Marsalis & the JALC Orchestra

•Nicholas Payton's TSO (Television Studio Orch)

•Charles Tolliver Big Band

•The Vanguard Orchestra

•Mike Longo Big Band

•Frank Foster's Loud Minority Big Band 

•Illinois Jacquet Big Band

Dr. Lonnie Smith

 

 


SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY AS A SIDEMAN

 

Cyrus Chestnut- "Soul Brother Cool"

Mark Gross-  "Blackside"


2. Giacomo Gates-  "Miles Tones" sings the music of Miles Davis

3. Christian McBride Big Band-  "The Good Feeling"

4. Gerald Wilson-  "Legacy"

5. ILLinois Jacquet-  "Swingin' Live With Illinois Jacquet"

6. Dave Stryker-  "Blue To The Bone IV"

7. Dave Stryker-  "Blue Strike"

8. Rufus Reid Big Band-  "Quiet Pride" (soon to be released)

9. Rufus Reid-  "Hues Of A Different Blue"

10. Rufus Reid Quintet-  "Live At The Kennedy Center"

11. Rufus Reid Quintet-  "The Gait Keeper"

12. Oliver Lake Big Band-  "Wheels"

13. Oliver Lake Organ Quartet-  "Plan"

14. Steve Turre-  "Woody's Delight"

15. Brandon McCune-  "Tell The Story"

16. Anthony E. Nelson-  "Testament"

17. Matthew Rybicki-  "Driven"

18. The NJCU Jazz Ensembles 2000-2010-  "Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow"

19. Abraham Inc.-  "Tweet Tweet"

20. The J.B.'s-  "Bring The Funk On Down"

21. Ed Jackson-  "Colors"

22. Gia Notte-  "Shades"

23. Susie Meisser-  "I'm Confessin' "


FREDDIE's DISCOGRAPHY OF TELEVISION PRODUCTIONS

1. The BET Honors- Feb 2013, 2012, & 2010

2. The Red, White, & Blues Performance Live @ The White House for President Barack Obama-      
    Feb 2012

3. Live From Lincoln Center An Evening With... Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center

With... Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center
    Orchestra-  March 2009

4. The BET Awards with Alicia Keys-  June 2008

Soon to be Release '' Jersey Cat" Freddie Hendrix Quintet 

Freddie Hendrix Sideman recordings ton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center
    Orc3. Live From Lincoln Center An Evening With... Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center
    Orchestra-  March 2009

4. The BET Awards with Alicia Keys-  June 2008

Soon to be Release '' Jersey Cat" Freddie Hendrix Quintet 

Freddie Hendrix Sideman recordings hestra-  March 2009

4. The BET Awards with Alicia Keys-  June 2008

Soon to be Release '' Jersey Cat" Freddie Hendrix Quintet 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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