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Jeremy Turgeon Quintet

Springfield native returns to lay down some smooth grooves and great licks. Welcome back!

By Gateway City Arts

When and where

Date and time

Friday, June 30 · 8 - 11pm EDT


The Divine Theater @ Gateway City Arts 92 Race Street Holyoke, MA 01040

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About this event

  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Doors 7pm, Show 8pm

Tickets $16 adv, $21 door

Age 16+

This is a seated show

Thirty year old trumpeter and vocalist, Jeremy Turgeon, was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts into a family of music lovers. First picking up the trumpet at age 11, Jeremy took to the horn. Upon entering high school, Jeremy was immediately placed into the concert ensembles. Directed by Music Educator Grammy Nominee, Gary Bernice, he would become the programs first Drum Major as a Sophomore and the Band's President as a Senior. Jeremy successfully auditioned for the MMEA Western District Orchestra and sat Principle and Second chair. He would also go on to sit in with the United States Navy Band as well as first chair in the MA Lions All State Concert and Jazz Bands, UMASS Honor Band and CMG Jazz Ensembles. Jeremy graduated from high school with the highest musical honors given to date. After High School, Jeremy entered the prestigious Berklee College of Music. There he studied with professors - Scott DeOgburn, Charlie Lewis, and Christine Fawson.

Jeremy has performed at various venues and festivals, including: NAMM, Hard Rock Cafe (Boston), Rockwood Music Hall, Musikfest, Litchfield Jazz Festival, Springfield Jazz and Roots Festival, Indie Soul Festival, Stone Soul Festival, Gloucester Blues Fest and many more. Over the years, he has worked with many local, regional, national, and international artists including: Tyrese, Aron The Bassist, Doobie Powell, Charles Neville (The Neville Brothers), Avery Sharpe (McCoy Tyner), Pancho Tomaselli (War, Tower of Power, etc), The Delfonics, Shana Wilson, Wali Ali (The Temptations), Braxton Cook, Asa "Ace" Livingston, Cleveland P. Jones, Taylor Ho Bynum, Magdalena Gomez, Michelle Brooks-Thompson (NBC's The Voice), and many others!

While living in Springfield - Jeremy taught trumpet and intro to music production at the award winning Community Music School of Springfield. He was also a member of their nationally recognized outreach program - Sonido Musica - which helped bring instrumental music back to the entire Springfield School District. "There's nothing more satisfying than watching a student achieve a goal on their instrument or breaking down a wall they may have hit during practice." Jeremy stated. During his years at CMSS, Jeremy worked with all levels of students from young beginners to college students in both private lesson, and ensemble scenarios with the intention to keep music exciting, fun and engaging for all! He also co-lead the CMSS Summer Jazz Ensembles, as well as assisted with the Youth Wind Ensemble.

Currently, Jeremy resides in North Carolina, and is endorsed by Cannonball Musical Instruments - playing on their 790-RL Model Trumpet. Jeremy also leads the horn section for Gospel Music Legend, Doobie Powell and is the front man of his own band. He is the cofounder, and creative director for the Springfield Community Jam based in Massachusetts along with Focus Springfield TV Studios. Jeremy has recorded and arranged horns on over 2 dozen albums for artists like Michelle Brooks-Thomson (NBC's The Voice), Tyrese, Doobie Powell, Avery Sharpe (McCoy Tyner), and Aron The Bassist (Full Discography list below). He continues to do freelance live and studio work, teaches privately, and is available for master classes, residencies.

About the organizer

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Gateway City Arts

Gateway City Arts is a venue for events, entertainment, dining, art-making, teach, and learning in Holyoke’s growing Arts and Innovation District. Our primary mission is to build and strengthen community, culture and the arts by providing the space and infrastructure to do so.