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June 20, 1962|
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Occupation(s)||Trombonist, composer, bandleader|
Deborah Weisz is an American jazz musician. She plays lead trombone for the Deborah Weisz Quintet/Trio.
Weisz studied music at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona and at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. After graduation, she became a freelance musician in Las Vegas. While in Las Vegas, Weisz studied and worked with jazz trombonist Carlo Fontana. From 1987-1994, she performed for Frank Sinatra.
As a composer and arranger, she has worked with the Afrikan Amerikan Jazz Orchestra, NYU Concert Jazz Orchestra, and Lou Caputo.
- Julius Hemphill Jazz Composition Contest (2000)
- BMI Foundation/Charlie Parker Composition Award Finalist (2001)
- New England Foundation for the Arts Meet the Composer Commission (2004)
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- Stewart, Alex. Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.
- Scott Yanow. "Deborah Weisz - Biography - AllMusic". AllMusic.
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- "Deborah Weisz Quintet's Grace Coming September 27th".
|"Thumb Low, Finger Tips": Deborah Weisz on Trombone Slide Technique, Feb 20, 2013|