DiMartino, Gabriel

Gabriel DiMartino, who teaches trumpet in ECU’s School of Music, replaced the Fountain favorite Les Sutorious in Steve Creech’s Jazz All-Stars.

He came to ECU with a reputation as “one of the most versatile young trumpet artists in the U.S.,” having performed as a member of the Wichita Symphony, the New Columbian Brass Band, and the Doc Severinsen Big Band. He’sb een a featured recitalist, performing both jazz and classical music, at International Trumpet Guild meetings in Australia; Denver, Colorado; and Grand Rapids, Michigan.             

He is the son of trumpet soloist Vince DiMartin and returns to his hometown of Danville, Kentucky, every summer to perform with the Advocate Brass Band at The Great American Brass Band Festival.