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Take a break with this FREE outdoor concert series, presented by Make Music New York. End your Thursday on a good note and grab a drink or a bite to eat while enjoying the sweet, swinging sounds and smooth rhythms of New York City's jazz bands.
Wayne Tucker is a 31 year old Trumpet player, Composer, Arranger and Vocalist based in New York City. He is a 2009 graduate of the Jazz Studies program at SUNY Purchase under the direction of Todd Coolman. Wayne has played and recorded with many of today's current Jazz stars including Kurt Elling, Al Foster, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Cyrille Aimee, Pop stars like Taylor Swift, David Crosby, Elvis Costello, Matt Simons and Eric Hutchinson, and with Hip Hop artists such as Ne-Yo and Jidenna. He has performed at some of the world’s greatest venues including Madison Square Garden, The Hollywood Bowl, Avery Fisher Hall, The Apollo Theatre, The Ravinia Festival and The Kennedy Center. He has played for TV shows like The Tonight Show, America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen DeGeneres, The Today Show and Good Morning America, and appeared in commercials for companies like Dove, SAP and Get Your Guide. Additionally, he wrote the soundtrack and co-stars in the new film Hotel Bleu alongside longtime Broadway star Julie Halston. Wayne has also performed at clubs and festivals all over the world in places like Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Israel, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, The Dominican Republic, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haiti and Colombia. He was a participant in the 2009 & 2011 Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Program, 2009 National Trumpet Competition, 2009 & 2011 Steans Institute, 2005 New York All-State Jazz Orchestra and more. Wayne can be seen performing in New York City, and around the world with many of today's current and up and coming stars.