John McNeil (musician)

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John McNeil
Birth nameJohn Patrick McNeil
Born (1948-03-23) March 23, 1948 (age 74)
Siskiyou County, California, U.S.

John McNeil (born March 23, 1948)[1] is an American jazz trumpeter. He has performed with artists including Billy Hart, Rufus Reid, Horace Silver, Gerry Mulligan,[2] and The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra.[3]


Artist Title Label Year
John McNeil and Bill McHenry Chill Morn He Climb Jenny Sunnyside 2010
John McNeil and Bill McHenry Rediscovery Sunnyside 2008
John McNeil East Coast Cool [4] Omnitone 2006
John McNeil Sleep Won't Come Omnitone 2004
John McNeil This Way Out Omnitone 2003
John McNeil Fortuity Steeplechase 2001
John McNeil Brooklyn Ritual Synergy 1998
John McNeil Hip Deep Brownstone 1996
John McNeil I've Got the World on a String Steeplechase 1983
John McNeil Things We Did Last Summer Steeplechase 1983
John McNeil Faun Steeplechase 1981
John McNeil Clean Sweep Steeplechase 1981
John McNeil The Glass Room Steeplechase 1979
John McNeil Look to the Sky Steeplechase 1979
John McNeil Embarkation Steeplechase 1978


  1. ^ State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995 (Provo, UT: Operations, Inc.), 2005.
  2. ^ Kopman, Budd (2006-04-28). "CD/LP Review: East Coast Cool". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-08-01.
  3. ^ Fitzell, Sean Patrick (2004-04-15). "CD/LP Review: This Way Out". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-08-01.
  4. ^ Ratliff, Ben. "New York Times : Review". New York Times. Retrieved 2006-02-28.

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