A Brief Resume


Ted Murdock, with coffee and trumpet

E D U C A T I O N:

Graduated from Los Angeles High School; studied music for two years at Los Angeles City College.
Continued music studies at California State University, Northridge.

W O R K E X P E R I E N C E:

December, 2002 - PRESENT:
Currently working on the "FUN" ships of Carnival Cruise Lines, and with ProShip Entertainment; playing lead and jazz trumpet, as well as writing and arranging music as needed.

June, 1986 - December, 2002:

Worked with THE RAY CHARLES SHOW as a featured jazz trumpet soloist and lead trumpeter. Also, responsible for re-copying, and arranging music for the Ray Charles "Big" Band and The Ray Charles 40 piece Symphonic Orchestra. Tours include Europe, South America, The Far East, and many parts of the United States and Canada.

August, 1979 - June, 1986:

Worked with Latin jazz and salsa bands at various clubs in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas as a lead trumpeter; LA NUEVA DIMENSION, ED JONES Y LA FAMILIA, LOS Costeņos Band, and JOHNNY MARTINEZ are just a few.

July, 1970 - August, 1979

Worked with a "Top 40" group called the PROPHETS; touring East and West Germany playing lead trumpet.

Worked with a group from the West Indies called ROOTS as a lead trumpeter. This band served as the house band and played behind many guest artists.

Worked with many local bands playing Jazz, Rock & Roll, Top 40, West Indian Music, Latin Jazz, Salsa, and any type of music that was available to play.

Worked with RUFUS featuring CHAKA KHAN and the MICHAEL JACKSON BAN

S K I L L S:

Trumpet / Flugelhorn player . . . Acoustic / Electric Bass player . . . music preparation: copying, arranging, orchestrating, composition . . . accounting . . . road-management . . . promotions . . . midi sequencing . . . multi-track recording . . .

Business and Music Computer Software: Microsoft Office SUITE, MS Works, WordPerfect Office, Opcode Vision, Finale 2012, Band-in-a-Box, Paint Shop Pro, PageMaker 6.5, Sound Forge, AutoCAD R13 thru 2012, Photo Shop, Cakewalk Home Studio and Pro Audio . . .

References available upon request

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You can either e-mail me: Ted Murdock

Or you can write to me:

Ted Murdock
P.O. Box 27125
Los Angeles, CA 90027