Ed Neumeister

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Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

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Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

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Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

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Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

Delfeayo Marsalis for Future Focus TV

Ed Neumeister talks about his “focus” with Delfeayo Marsalis of the famed Marsalis family.
8 March 2012, New Orleans

This Magic Moment

Interview by Teresa Arrieta for CHANGE TV

Exploring the Future of Music

Interview by Doris Rothauer, brand unit

2013, Vienna

TEDxVienna Talk focus on focus

Ed Neumeister at TEDxVienna

03 November 2012, TEDxVienna Talk



1966

Played JJ Johnsons solo of Mack the Knife for 60,000 people at the Oakland Raiders first Halftime show in the new Oakland Coliseum on September 18, at the age of 14

1972

Stadium tour as music director and trombonist with Chuck Berry, Chubby Checker, Big Joe Turner, the Coasters, the Drifters and others

1973

Moved to Amsterdam

1974

Toured with Paul Gonsalves (of Duke Ellington Orchestra fame)



1975

San Francisco Ballet Orchestra

1977–1980

Circle Star Theater (First Trombone) with Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Dionne Warwick and many others

1977–1978

Sacramento Symphony (First Trombone)

1981

Buddy Rich Big Band

1986

Philly Joe Jones

1996

Metropole Radio Orchestra as composer, arranger, conductor, soloist

1999

Moved to Austria
Founded and toured with Suite Ellington, Ed’s adaptation of some of the larger works of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, Germany and Italy

2001

CD recording and concerts in Austria of Here and There - JBBG plays the music of Ed Neumeister

CD recording New York Trombone Quartet Plays! Collage.
Tenor trombonists Joseph Alessi, Ed Neumeister and Jim Pugh, and bass trombonist Dave Taylor, the NYTQ began in 1985.

2002

Commission, CD recording and concerts in Austria of Fantasy for Cello and Big Band

2007

Established Studio in Los Angeles
Performed with The NeuHat Ensemble at IAJE Conference, New York
Performed commission Suite for Piano Quartet & Soloist, Dublin, Ireland

2010

Began orchestrating films for Hans Zimmer and others
Reestablished Suite Ellington for an Austrian tour

2014

Toured South America in November
Recorded "Into the Now" CD with the NeuHat Ensemble in New York in September
Toured Australia in April

2017

Relocated back to New York

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

1980–1981

Lionel Hampton Big Band, 1981
Franky Dunlap: drums, Curtis Fuller: trombone & Ed Neumester: trombone

1984

Founded The NeuHat Ensemble, an 8-piece all star ensemble performing the works of Ed Neumeister, New York

The NeuHat Ensemble at Greenwihch House, New York City
Ed Neumeister, Kenny Werner: piano, Ryan Kisor: trumpet, Dennis Irwin: bass, Dick Oatts: soprano sax, Jamey Haddad: drums & perc., Billy Drewes: tenor sax & Don Byron: bari sax

1992

First solo tour to Europe in Denmark, Switzerland, France, Austria and Germany

Ed Neumeister Quartet at Leibnitz Jazz Festival, 1997
Kuba Stankowitz: piano, Wayne Darling: bass & Alan Jones: drums

2004

Hamburg Radio Big Band as composer, arranger, conductor, soloist
Ed Neumeister Quartet European Tour and recording

Ed Neumeister Quartet
Fritz Pauer: piano, Ed Neumeister, John Hollenbeck: drums & Drew Gress: bass

2006

Reestablished an expanded version of The NeuHat Ensemble, performing the ASCAP/IAJE commission Wake Up Call at IAJE Conference, New York

2008

Toured USA with Cleo Laine&John Dankworth

Cleo Laine & John Dankworth at the Jazz Alley, Seattle WA
Cleo Laine: Vocals, John Dankworth: saxs & arrangements, Jim Zimmerman: drums, Larry Dunlap: piano & Seward McCain: bass

2011

Began regular relations as conductor with Budapest Jazz Orchestra

2015

2019

2020

Beach Art

Beach Art

Ed Conducting

Ed Conducting

Ed Performing

Ed Conducting

1978–1979

Joined one of Jerry Garcia´s Grateful Dead side projects, Reconstruction, with Gerry Garcia, Merl Saunders, John Kahn, Ron Stallings and Gaylord Birch
Merl Saunders: organ & keyboards, Ed Neumeister: trombone, Ron Stallings: sax, Gaylord Birch: drums, John Kahn: bass & Jerry Garcia: guitar

1980

Moved to New York
Kool Cigarette ad, ca. 1981, New York


1981–1999

Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra recording session: “20 Years at the Vanguard”, ca. 1985
Kenny Werner: piano; Dennis Irwin: bass; Joe Lovano, Ted Nash, Dick Oatts, Ralph Lalama & Gary Smulyn: saxes; Earl McIntyre, Douglas purviance, John Mosca, Ed Neumeister: trombones; Stephanie Faber: french horn; Mel Lewis: drums; Glen Drewes, Earl Gardner, Joe Mozello, Bill Pusey & Jim Powell: trumpets

1981–1995

Duke Ellington Orchestra
Duke Ellington Orchestra Trumpet section, ca. 1985
Barrie Lee Hall, Ron Tooley & Rick Baptist: Great trumpet section!!

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Ed Performing

Photos w/Shires

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Portraits

EN Portrait by Katharina Gossow

Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

EN Portrait by Katharina Gossow

Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

EN Portrait by Katharina Gossow_3

Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

EN Portrait by Katharina Gossow_2

Ed Neumeister photo by Katharina Gossow

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

Ed Conducting

Ed Conducting

Ed Performing

Ed Conducting

Ed Conducting ed-neumeister-by-matt-perko 1648

Ed Performing

Photos w/Shires

Interviews and Talks

Delfeayo Marsalis for Future Focus TV

Ed Neumeister talks about his “focus” with Delfeayo Marsalis of the famed Marsalis family.
8 March 2012, New Orleans

This Magic Moment

Interview by Teresa Arrieta for CHANGE TV

Exploring the Future of Music

Interview by Doris Rothauer, brand unit

2013, Vienna

TEDxVienna Talk focus on focus

Ed Neumeister at TEDxVienna

03 November 2012, TEDxVienna Talk



Treasures

1966

1966

Played JJ Johnsons solo of Mack the Knife for 60,000 people at the Oakland Raiders first Halftime show in the new Oakland Coliseum on September 18, at the age of 14

1972

1972

Stadium tour as music director and trombonist with Chuck Berry, Chubby Checker, Big Joe Turner, the Coasters, the Drifters and others

1973

1973

Moved to Amsterdam

1974

1974

Toured with Paul Gonsalves (of Duke Ellington Orchestra fame)



1975

1975

San Francisco Ballet Orchestra

1977–1980

1977–1980

Circle Star Theater (First Trombone) with Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Nancy Wilson, Dionne Warwick and many others

1977–1978

1977–1978

Sacramento Symphony (First Trombone)

1981

1981

Buddy Rich Big Band

1986

1986

Philly Joe Jones

1996

1996

Metropole Radio Orchestra as composer, arranger, conductor, soloist

1999

1999

Moved to Austria
Founded and toured with Suite Ellington, Ed’s adaptation of some of the larger works of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, Germany and Italy

2001

2001

CD recording and concerts in Austria of Here and There - JBBG plays the music of Ed Neumeister

CD recording New York Trombone Quartet Plays! Collage.
Tenor trombonists Joseph Alessi, Ed Neumeister and Jim Pugh, and bass trombonist Dave Taylor, the NYTQ began in 1985.

2002

2002

Commission, CD recording and concerts in Austria of Fantasy for Cello and Big Band

2007

2007

Established Studio in Los Angeles
Performed with The NeuHat Ensemble at IAJE Conference, New York
Performed commission Suite for Piano Quartet & Soloist, Dublin, Ireland

2010

2010

Began orchestrating films for Hans Zimmer and others
Reestablished Suite Ellington for an Austrian tour

2014

2014

Toured South America in November
Recorded "Into the Now" CD with the NeuHat Ensemble in New York in September
Toured Australia in April

2017

2017

Relocated back to New York

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portrait of Ed Neumeister

Portraits by Albert Handler, 2013

1980–1981

1980–1981

Lionel Hampton Big Band, 1981
Franky Dunlap: drums, Curtis Fuller: trombone & Ed Neumester: trombone

1984

1984

Founded The NeuHat Ensemble, an 8-piece all star ensemble performing the works of Ed Neumeister, New York

The NeuHat Ensemble at Greenwihch House, New York City
Ed Neumeister, Kenny Werner: piano, Ryan Kisor: trumpet, Dennis Irwin: bass, Dick Oatts: soprano sax, Jamey Haddad: drums & perc., Billy Drewes: tenor sax & Don Byron: bari sax

1992

1992

First solo tour to Europe in Denmark, Switzerland, France, Austria and Germany

Ed Neumeister Quartet at Leibnitz Jazz Festival, 1997
Kuba Stankowitz: piano, Wayne Darling: bass & Alan Jones: drums

2004

2004

Hamburg Radio Big Band as composer, arranger, conductor, soloist
Ed Neumeister Quartet European Tour and recording

Ed Neumeister Quartet
Fritz Pauer: piano, Ed Neumeister, John Hollenbeck: drums & Drew Gress: bass

2006

2006

Reestablished an expanded version of The NeuHat Ensemble, performing the ASCAP/IAJE commission Wake Up Call at IAJE Conference, New York

2008

2008

Toured USA with Cleo Laine&John Dankworth

Cleo Laine & John Dankworth at the Jazz Alley, Seattle WA
Cleo Laine: Vocals, John Dankworth: saxs & arrangements, Jim Zimmerman: drums, Larry Dunlap: piano & Seward McCain: bass

2011

2011

Began regular relations as conductor with Budapest Jazz Orchestra

2015

2015

2019

2019

2020

2020

1978–1979

1978–1979

Joined one of Jerry Garcia´s Grateful Dead side projects, Reconstruction, with Gerry Garcia, Merl Saunders, John Kahn, Ron Stallings and Gaylord Birch
Merl Saunders: organ & keyboards, Ed Neumeister: trombone, Ron Stallings: sax, Gaylord Birch: drums, John Kahn: bass & Jerry Garcia: guitar

1980

1980

Moved to New York
Kool Cigarette ad, ca. 1981, New York


1981–1999

1981–1999

Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra recording session: “20 Years at the Vanguard”, ca. 1985
Kenny Werner: piano; Dennis Irwin: bass; Joe Lovano, Ted Nash, Dick Oatts, Ralph Lalama & Gary Smulyn: saxes; Earl McIntyre, Douglas purviance, John Mosca, Ed Neumeister: trombones; Stephanie Faber: french horn; Mel Lewis: drums; Glen Drewes, Earl Gardner, Joe Mozello, Bill Pusey & Jim Powell: trumpets

1981–1995

1981–1995

Duke Ellington Orchestra
Duke Ellington Orchestra Trumpet section, ca. 1985
Barrie Lee Hall, Ron Tooley & Rick Baptist: Great trumpet section!!

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