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Culture Connection 5 Year Anniversary Celebration: The Wayne Tucker Quintet

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Queens Library at Peninsula

92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

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Wayne Tucker is a trumpet player, composer, and arranger 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 with many of today's current jazz stars including Kurt Elling, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Cyrille Aimee, and with pop stars such as Taylor Swift, Elvis Costello, Matt Simons, and Ne-Yo.

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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 including America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen Degeneres, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Additionally, he wrote the soundtrack for 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. 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.




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