John Gatchell

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John E. Gatchell (November 27, 1945 — June 9, 2004) was an American jazz trumpeter who was prolific in New York City recording studios from the 1970s to the mid-1980s. After serving in the U.S. Navy in the late 1960s, Gatchell became one of the founding members of the horn band Ten Wheel Drive, then Gotham.[1] Gatchell was among the musicians hand-selected by Paul Simon, who chose whom he considered to be the finest studio musicians for the 1981 Simon & Garfunkel Concert in Central Park[2]

Selected discography[edit]

Recorded in New York, November or December 1969
Recorded at A&R Studios, New York
Recorded in New York , July to December 1971
Live at Jimmy's, New York, 1972–1988
Recorded in New York, 1972–1988
Recorded in New York, July, September & October 1972
Recorded in New York, July 17–18, 1973
Recorded in New York, April 30, 1974 (BN-LA261-G), and May 1, 1974 (BN-LA261-G)
Recorded in New York, May 1, 2, 3, 1974 (KG33090)
Recorded in West Orange, New Jersey, 1975 (Marlin 2200)
Recorded in New York, 1975 (Col PC33701)
Recorded in New York, 1975 (Polydor PD6062)
Recorded in New York, April, 1975 (Kudu KU-23; CTI 63036)
Recorded in New Jersey, 1976 (MCA 2219)
Recorded in Hollywood, California, February 17, 1976 (RCA APL1-1493)
  • Joel Kaye, Jazz in Concert, Sandcastle Records (1976) OCLC 8868010
Recorded in New York, circa July 1976 (Sandcastle LP1033)
Recorded in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, October/December 1976 (CTI 7-5003)
Recorded in New York, October 1976 (Kudu KU-32; Motown 5165 – CD)
Recorded in New York, November/December 1976 (CTI 7074)
Recorded in New York, 1977 (Warner Bros. Records BSK3132)
Recorded in New York, October–December 1976 & January 1977 (Savoy SJL3301)
Recorded in New York, May 1977 (Atlantic SD18226)
Recorded in New York, June 1977 (CTI 7-5005)
Recorded in New York, December 1977 (Kudu KU38)
Recorded in New York, 1978 (Marlin 2209, 3325)
Recorded in New York, March 1978 (Gryphon G786)
Recorded in New York, circa 1979 (Warner Bros. Records BSK3321)
Recorded in New York, 1980 (Columbia JC36799)
Recorded in Los Angeles & New York, 1980 (Liberty LT1079)
Recorded in New York, circa 1978s (PS7013)
Recorded in New York, December 1 & 15, 1982
  • Barbara Rankin, It's Been A Long, Long Time, Efvee Records (1983)
Recorded in New York, November 7–9, 1983 (EfVee 001)
Recorded in New York, 1985 (ST245)

Growing up[edit]

Gatchell graduated from Walt Whitman High School, South Huntington, Long Island, New York, around 1963. He had been a member of the Whitman High School Dance Band, directed by pioneer jazz educator Clem DeRosa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ What It Is: The Life of a Jazz Artist, by Dave Liebman, Scarecrow Press (2012) OCLC 744300488
  2. ^ Paul Simon: A Life, by Marc Eliot, Wiley (2010) OCLC 644688685
  3. ^ The Jazz Discography, Lord Music Reference Inc. (2001) OCLC 30547554