Vincent Gardner

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Vincent Gardner (born October 31, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American trombonist and composer.

Gardner has released four albums on SteepleChase Records and also performs and records in a group with his brother, trumpeter Derrick Gardner.[1]

He is the lead trombonist for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.


As leader[edit]

2009: Three-Five (SteepleChase)

2008: Vin-Slidin' (SteepleChase)

2007:The Good Book, Ch. 1 (SteepleChase)

2006: Elbow Room (SteepleChase)

As sideman[edit]

2009: Echoes of Ethnicity, Derrick Gardner and the Jazz Prophets + 2(Owl Studios)

2008: A Ride to the Other Side, Derrick Gardner and the Jazz Prophets (Owl Studios)

2006: Jam Session Vol. 23, Vincent Gardner, Wycliffe Gordon, Conrad Herwig (SteepleChase)

2005: Jam Session Vol. 20, Vincent Gardner, Andre Hayward, Danny Kirkhum (SteepleChase)

2005: Don't Be Afraid: The Music Of Charles Mingus, The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra (Palmetto)

2004: A Love Supreme, The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra(Palmetto)

2003: Salt, Lizz Wright (Verve)

2003: Slim Goodie, Derrick Gardner and the Jazz Prophets (Impact Music)

2003: We Do it Different, Frank Foster's Loud Minority Big Band (Mapleshade)

2002: Reel Time, Wynton Marsalis (Sony Classical)

2001: All Rise, Wynton Marsalis (Sony Classical)

2000: Dear Louis, Nicholas Payton (Verve)

1998: New York in the Fifties, Steve Allee (Alley Oop)

1998: Priority Soul, Brad Leali (

1997: Blues for the New Millennium, Marcus Roberts(Columbia)


  1. ^ "Vincent Gardner". All About Jazz. 2010-02-07. Retrieved 2010-05-09.