JEFF STOUT, a long time Professor of Brass at Berklee College of Music was born in Trenton, New Jersey, began playing the trumpet at the early age of ten. He holds a Bachelors’ degree in Music Education and a Masters’ Degree in Jazz Performance.
Jeff has played solo trumpet and recorded with the great “Buddy Rich Band” and has appeared with such jazz greats as Mel Torme’, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Joe Lovano, John Scofield, Kurt Elling and Gary Burton - to name a few. He also tours with Al Kooper, of “Blood, Sweat & Tears” fame.
In addition to his full-time teaching schedule at Berklee, he often performs and teaches internationally.
A local favorite, he is among the busiest, freelance jazz trumpeters in the New England area.