" HI JACK, NICE TO MEET YOU. IN BRAZIL WE LOVE ALL JAZZ STYLES, ALL FREEDOM MUSIC, BUT, IN BRAZIL IS NOT LIKE USA JAZZ FM STATIONS...FULL TIME GROOVE JAZZ...NO, IN BRAZIL ONLY WEEKLY JAZZ RADIO SHOW. I KNOW…"
Musical Artist, Vocalist, Educator, Music Director, Arranger, Composer, Jazz Historian, Collector, Fan
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Jack Gomes was born and raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He became very interested in music and trumpet at a young age because his uncle (Dr. Robert Perry) instilled in him a strong love for music.Jack played in the New Bedford school bands throughout his school years and studied privately with Dr. Robert Perry, Joseph Ribeiro, John Coffee and Dr. Donald S. Reinhardt.
He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He has worked with many musicians and contractors throughout New England playing in a wide variety of musical idioms. Jack is currently recording, performing and teaching privately in the New England area.
Here are some highlights from Jack's career in the music business:
Jack traveled as a trumpet soloist with the Air Force Band Of The East. A highlight in the Air Force Band was performing for President Nixon's return from Russia and the 1973 World Series!
Jack played trumpet on the road with one of the most swinging big bands of all time The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra!
He performed with Grammy Award winning R&B/Soul recording act "Tavares". Tavares was a part of "Saturday Night Fever", the most celebrated release of 1978!
He also recorded with one of the biggest boy bands of "1999"...teen pop sensation, "The New Kids On The Block".
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HI JACK, NICE TO MEET YOU. IN BRAZIL WE LOVE ALL JAZZ STYLES, ALL FREEDOM MUSIC, BUT, IN BRAZIL IS NOT LIKE USA JAZZ FM STATIONS...FULL TIME GROOVE JAZZ...NO, IN BRAZIL ONLY WEEKLY JAZZ RADIO SHOW. I KNOW THAT BECAUSE I HAVE TWO HOURS WEEK TO INTRODUCE JAZZ, EVERY MONDAY TO 21.00 AT WWW.RADIOLESTE345FM.COM.BR THIS SITE IS UNDER RE-PAGE RIGHT NOW. JACK, I WRITE THIS MESSAGE IN HOPE GET CD-PROMOTE TO PLAY AT STATION. MY FIRST DESIRE IS TRY DIVULGE MORE BEAT JAZZ IN BRAZIL. THINK ABOUT. REGARDS FROM BRAZIL. EDSON
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
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