"The message is that the entire album is a highlight and not to be missed."
"Boasting ten pieces when at full capacity, trumpeter Derrick Gardner and his Jazz Prophets boast a Jazz Messenger-like power."
Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
"You can never get enough great bop or big band, and Echoes of Ethnicity collides the two for a release that's letter perfect in every possible way."
"Sultry, sensuous, and very reminiscent of the late 1950’s and 60’s, hard-bop ensembles blend with a hint of the new and refreshing mix of unexplored territory interjected by Gardner himself."
"the arrangements are top-notch, the songwriting is tight and the re-imagining of covers creative"
Big dig! Band with Derrick Gardner & Steve Kirby – Dec 7th
The Big dig! Band is back for it’s second season of music and we have moved all the fun over to...
Trumpeter Derrick Gardner plays WSO Trumpet Festival – Nov 11th
Nov 6, 2015 – Nov 15, 2015 The first ever WSO Trumpet Festival brings James Morrison and Joe Burgstaller, two of...