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Riley Jermier

Hometown: Norwalk, IA
Major:  Bachelor of  Arts in Music; Jazz Studies
Hobbies:  Writing and performing music; golfing
Career Goals:  Becoming a university Professor of Jazz Composition or Jazz Studies
Favorite Trumpet Players:  Clifford Brown, Freddie Hubbard, Chet Baker
Favorite Trumpet Recordings:  Autumn Leaves  (Paul Desmond and Chet Baker), Some Skunk Funk  (The Brecker Brothers), Birdlike  (Freddie Hubbard), On Green Dolphin Street  (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band), 2/3’s Adventure  (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra)
Favorite Food:  Cheeseburger
Favorite Book:  20th Century Harmony (Vincent Persichetti)
Strangest Fact About Me:  I am able to do the worm very effectively
Coolest/Oddest Musical Experience:  I arranged (and performed) the Incredibles Suite for the Show Choir Band to be performed at the 2020 Norwalk Show Choir Showcase