Nolan Quinn is a Swiss trumpet player, composer and producer who has built himself a solid reputation both as a tradition-conscious Jazz improvisor and a reliable and inspired all-round, cross-genre musician. He appears regularly in venues, in studios and on festivals in Switzerland and abroad with a variety of projects including his own.

Short bio

Born in 1986 in Lugano, Switzerland, Nolan Quinn completed his Master of Arts Degree in Music Performance (Jazz) at Bern University of the Arts in 2014 after his classical trumpet studies.

Since 2005 he takes part in countless live performances, studio, orchestral, big band, theatre, musical, and interdisciplinary productions, as well as radio and television broadcasts in Jazz, classical, and pop music touring Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Romania, Germany, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Austria, and the USA.

He shared the stage with international artists such as Guillermo Klein, Lutz Häfner, Rick Margitza, Olivier Ker Ourio, Lori Williams, Ruud Wiener, Paul Anka, DJ Bobo, Roberto Blades, Tony Momrelle, Els Biesemans, Douglas Bostock, Ryan Truesdell, and many more.

With the release of his debut album Dreaming of a Place Unseen in July 2014 and his newest production Soothin' in May 2017 he has been able to garner the interest of a broader audience for his own artistic endeavours. In 2017 he founds the record label Rhinoceros Jazz Records.

Teaching and mentoring

If you are interested in Nolan Quinn's trumpet teaching and mentoring don't hesitate to get in touch.

Rhinoceros Jazz Records

Newly established in Switzerland, Rhinoceros Jazz Records strives for an extraordinary and genuine listening experience.