If you hadn’t heard of Syreeta Thompson yet, now’s the time to know her name. Why? Well, she just debuted at Number One on the Billboard Jazz Album chart with her latest work, appropriately titled Winner.
Syreeta Thompson is known as “The Trumpet Lady.”
She has been playing the horn since she was a little girl, and in a world where there aren’t that many female black trumpet players, she stands out!
Generally, Syreeta has been making her mark in the Gospel music world, having shared the stage with Gospel greats like Hezekiah Walker and Dorinda Clark-Cole. So it’s interesting that she has just gone to Number One on the Jazz chart, right?
Syreeta is a musician and singer and educator. She has spent many hours inspiring youngsters to develop their own musical talents. As a graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Syreeta didn’t stop there. She also holds a Master’s Degree in film scoring, jazz composition, and arranging. Is she serious about school and education? You bet she is! The educator wrote music curriculum for the East Orange School District and holds the title of Master Music Educator with the New Jersey Education Association.
To learn more about Syreeta, please visit www.TrumpetLady.com.