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Taylor Barnett QuArtet

Composed of some of the best musicians in the region, the Taylor Barnett Quartet plays modern jazz music, inspired by the great chordless quartets of the past and present.

  • Taylor Barnett - trumpet and flugelhorn

  • Marcus Tenney - tenor saxophone

  • Cameron Ralston - bass

  • Devonne Harris - drums and cymbals


No BS! Brass

No BS! Brass is one of the premier brass bands in the world. They have performed on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert, at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and at festivals in Canada and across Europe.

No BS! Brass Band perform "Ballad of the Eagle Claw" on Audiotree Live, February 20, 2015.

"I like the No BS! Brass Band either way: kicking it with funk or clearing room for a screeching free-jazz solo.... From Virginia comes a storm of a brass ensemble that has decided it can do what it wants as long as it does it very, very well."

Jim Fusilli, NPR - All Things Considered



Sazli Çazli is a collaborative project between Turkish and American musicians incorporating modern jazz elements into traditional Turkish folk songs. The U.S. Embassy in Ankara has sponsored the ensemble in more than a dozen concerts and workshops across Turkey in 2015 and 2016, with performances attended by U.S. Ambassador John Bass and other U.S. and Turkish officials. Sazli Çazli consists of:

Yahya Geylan - vocals, saz, tambur; Taylor Barnett - trumpet; Kevin Simpson, Stewart Todd - saxophone; Onur Puza - guitar, arranger; Ayça Kartari - bass; Emre Kartari - drums

Live, televised concert at Karabük Üniversitesi, Turkey.

Concert at Kırıkkale Üniversitesi, Turkey.

Taylor Barnett 10-tet

Live performance by Taylor Barnett 10-tet from the CD Release of For Someone.

Taylor Barnett - piccolo trumpet, arranger, band leader.

This 10-piece ensemble blends jazz, classical, and rock music in an organic and honest way. Their album For Someone features eight original compositions by Taylor Barnett and covers by The Beatles and Béla Bartók.

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