Trumpeter

Steve Hatfield

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About Steve

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A trumpet player with over 25 years experience. Competent reader in most styles. Recent years mostly playing in Big Band or Pop cover bands

Grew up in Devon playing for the Devon Youth Jazz Orchestra until 1988 when I joined the British Army as a musician with the Devonshire & Dorset Regimental Band before being moved to the Band of the Parachute Regiment in 1994 as Principle Trumpet player until leaving in 2001. Since then played in many Big Bands based in and around south London, depping here and there. Played with the Bill Geldard Band for around 4 years on 2nd chair as well as Sheila Tracy's BBC Aerial Big band on 3rd chair. Regular dep work with joey The Lips pop band in the west country. Had an enforced break for several years before continuing in 2013 with The Innovations Jazz Orchestra taking second chair / lead.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Swing
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Instruments:
Trumpet, Flugelhorn
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, MC, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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