Family Weekend Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

Date Friday, October 25, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Location Benson Great Hall
Directions Maps and directions to Bethel University and Benson Great Hall
Cost Free, no tickets required

Event Description

Lullaby of the Leaves
What's Your Story, Morning Glory?
Chunka Lunka
Luck Be a Lady
Westwood Walk
Walk, Don't Run
That's My Style

Adam Meckler is a professional trumpet player, composer and educator living in Saint Paul, MN. He holds a B.Mus. in Jazz Studies from Lawrence University, and a M.M. in Trumpet Performance from the University of Minnesota. He has studied composition with some of the finest composers in the world including Fred Sturm, Dean Sorenson, Doug Richards, and Richard Sussman. Meckler has toured all over the world with The Jana Nyberg Group, Lulu's Playground, the Jack Brass Band, and Todd Clouser's A Love Electric (Ropeadope Records, Royal Potato Family Records). He plays regularly with his big band, The Adam Meckler Orchestra, and also plays regularly with The Graydon Peterson Quartet, The Nexus Ensemble, The Brass Barn Polka Band, The Good The Bad The Funky, and The Pete Whitman X-Tet.

Adam is one of three founders of, a site dedicated to transcription and analysis of jazz solos, and is faculty at MacPhail Center for Music and adjunct faculty at Bethel University in Trumpet and Jazz. He is frequently called upon to clinic at the middle/high school and college levels, and greatly enjoys working in this platform. He has had the pleasure of performing with DJ Logic, Klezmerica, The Artie Shaw Orchestra, Fatbook, Nova Jazz Orchestra, La Gran Charanga, and many more. You can hear Adam's music, take a look at his calendar, and purchase his records at Follow Adam on Twitter at @AdamMeckler.


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