Marcus Printup

Starting at: $150.00

Marcus Printup who was born and raised in Conyers, Georgia, had his first musical experiences hearing the fiery gospel music his parents sang in church, and would later discover jazz as a senior in high school. 
While attending the University of North Florida on a music scholarship, he won the International Trumpet Guild Jazz Trumpet Competition.  In 1991, Mr. Printup's life changed drastically when he met his mentor to this day, the great pianist Marcus Roberts. Mr. Roberts introduced him to Wynton Marsalis, which led to his induction into the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra in 1993. 
Mr. Printup has performed and/or recorded with Betty Carter, Dianne Reeves, Eric Reed, Cyrus Chestnut, Wycliffe Gordon, Marcus Roberts among many others.  He's in demand as an educator, facilitating masterclasses / clinics at Middle Schools, High Schools and Universities across the US. 
Mr. Printup is an educator for Jazz @ Lincoln Center's Essentially Ellington competition, the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Middle School Jazz Academy, the Savannah Music Festival Swing City Competition and an adjunct faculty member of the New School in Manhattan.
The Marcus Printup Signature Mouthpiece is characterized by an efficient and comfortable rim design, generous V cup, and a #21 throat.  Backbore is a large volume, free flowing design.  In addition, Marcus' mouthpiece has increased mass at the rim.

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