Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians
Marriott, Thomas (Paul)
Marriott, Thomas (Paul), trumpet, flugelhorn; b. Seattle, WA, 16 December 1975. His mom is Helen Plut Marriott (DOB 9/22/45,born in Port Townsed, WA) and his father is David McClean Marriott (DOB: 10/1/43, born in Port Townsend). His grandfather, Robert Reese Marriott, was a stride pianist born 1910 in Seattle. His grandmother, Jean McClean Marriott, was a classical pianist born in 1903. Both were musicians by profession. Thomas's sister is Rebecca Jean Marriott (DOB 5/13/02 in Seattle WA), a trumpet player. His brother is David McClean Marriott Jr. (DOB 12/18/73 in Seattle WA), a trombonist).
Thomas is a graduate of Garfield High School, Seattle WA 1994 and a graduate of the University of Washington, 1999 (BA in Jazz Studies). He has done live performances with jazz luminaries such as Maynard Ferguson, Rosemary Clooney, Richie Cole, Joe Locke, Kenny Kirkland, Eric Reed, The Tito Puente Orchestra, & The Brian Lynch Big Band. His quintet, which is co-led by Thomas and his brother David, is active and busy in & around New York. The New York-based trumpet player recently finished three world tours as the featured trumpet soloist with the Maynard Ferguson Big Bop Nouveau Band. He can be seen playing with vibist Joe Locke's Wirewalkers. Thomas Marriott is a C.G. Conn artist.
Open Season (1997); The High Country (1999)
Emerald City Jazz Orchestra: Alive & Swingin' (1997); Alex Guilbert: Post Destructivism (1997); David Marriott: Septology (1998); The Roger Rogers Band: The Roger Rogers Band (1998); Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band: What a System (1999); Danny Ward & Ritchie "Alto Madness" Cole: Live from Whidby Island (1999); Charene Dawn: Dark Angel (2000); Rosemary Clooney: Sentimental Journey (2001); Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchester: Live (2001);
2000 Louis Armstrong Tribute Concert, Radio Bremin TV, Germany w/Maynard Ferguson
Starstruck, 1999 (performed on score)
Works about Mariott:
International Trumpet Guild Journal, March 2000
Downbeat, February 2000
Seattle Times, May 8, 1997
Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Competition Winner 1999