Randall Reyman

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Randall Reyman is a trumpeter and composer/arranger who is very active in both the jazz and classical genres. As a classical performer, he has performed with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Chamber Orchestra, Millikin/Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Brass Ensemble of Illinois, North Texas State Faculty Brass Quintet, and Illinois State Faculty Brass Quintet. As a member of the Millikin University Faculty Brass Quintet, he has performed across the country and abroad, working with the likes of Ronald Baron, the Canadian Brass, and the Wisconsin Brass Quintet.

As a jazz/commercial trumpeter, Mr. Reyman has performed with a wide variety of performers including Bob Hope, George Burns, Richard Williams, the Platters, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Mills Brothers, Dave Brubeck, David Liebman, Rob Parton, Ringling Brothers Circus, Ice Capades, Decatur Big Band, Broadway Big Band, Millikin Faculty Jazz Sextet, and his own West End Trio.

As Director of Jazz Activities at Millikiin University in Decatur, Illinois, Mr. Reyman directs the Millikin University Jazz Band I which has produced two outstanding CDs entitled Easy to Love and Swingin’Night and Day, and has traveled regionally and abroad. He also teaches jazz improvisation and trumpet at the University, and is director of the annual Millikin Jazz Festival.

Mr. Reyman attended the University of Northern Iowa, University of Illinois, North Texas State University, and Illinois State University. He has studied trumpet with Keith Johnson, John Haynie, Bill Adam, Vince Cichowicz, and Susan Slaughter. His most notable jazz teachers include Ashley Alexander and Rich Matteson. He has taught on the faculties of North Texas State University, Fort Hays State University, and Millikin University.

As a writer/composer/arranger, Mr. Reyman has published the Jazz Band Builder (Mel Bay), Jazz Duets for Trumpet (Columbia Pictures), Technical Drills for the Jazz/Commercial Trumpet Player (Kendor), and several works for Really Good Music. He has recently recorded a CD of original works for jazz quintet entitled Hard At It, which is available from First Step Records. His writing on music has been published in the Instrumentalist, International Trumpet Guild Journal, and Decatur Magazine


Title Genre Level Price
30 Progressive Jazz Duets for Trumpet Trumpet ADV $30.00
Blues on the Hill Jazz Ensemble INT $50.00
Casa San Pablo Jazz Ensemble INT/ADV $55.00
Fanfares for a Childhood for Two Trumpets in C Trumpet ADV $45.00
Round Midnight Brass ADV $25.00
That-a-way Jazz Ensemble EASY $55.00

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