Craig Tweddell

Jazz Trumpet Player

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About Craig Tweddell

Craig Tweddell is a jazz trumpet player currently residing in Louisville, Kentucky. He maintains a busy performing schedule throughout the mid-west and has played with numerous locally and nationally recognized groups/artists including The Temptations, Mixolegion, Dick Oatts, Dave Samuels, Byron Stripling, Lee Konitz, Jamey Aebersold, Jack Wilkins, Pat Harbison, Tyrone Wheeler, Bennett Higgins, Jonathan Higgins, Dave Clark, Tommy Poole, Jacob Duncan , Anderson Pesoa, Alim Nastaev, Mike Tracy, and Bobby Falk to name a few. In addition to playing Craig is also very active with music education. Since 2006 he has been the trumpet instructor at the Don Wilson Music store, he is the co-director of the Don Wilson Music Jazz Academy and directs numerous high school and middle school jazz bands throughout the Louisville area. Most recently Craig became the newest member of the trumpet faculty at the prestigious Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops where he directs student combos and conducts trumpet masterclasses. For more information, check out

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