Tyler Luppi

87 Dodge Rd. Woodstock, CT 06281

thluppi@gmail.com

 

 

Education

Prince Claus Conservatoire Groningen, Netherlands Graduated June 2014

Bachelor of Arts Jazz, Acoustic Bass

  • Studied privately with Joris Teepe and Paul Berner

 

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT August 2010 – May 2012

Bachelor of Arts Music Performance, Jazz Bass emphasis

  • Studied privately with Gregg August

 

Performances Experience

Jan Marie and The Mean Reds November 2014 – Present

  • Swing dance band based in Boston, MA <http://www.ojanmarie.com/>

Mac-Hayden Theatre September 2014

  • Performed as the bassist in "The All Night Strut" Musical

Stories Listen January 2014 – Present

  • jazz quintet performing my compositions and arrangements

  • Currently scheduling tour in the USA

Prince Clause Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Oosterport, Groningen March 2014

  • Performed for Princess Beatrice March 27, 2014

ASL September 2013-Present

  • jazz saxophone trio performing regularly in The Netherlands

Alina Engibaryan Quartet August 2013 – June 2013

  • vocal jazz quartet performing regularly in Western Europe

Yoonmi Choi Trio August 2013 – June 2013

  • piano trio performing regularly in Western Europe

  • Performed at Rabo Jazzboz Bergen Op Zoom, Leiden Summer Jazz Festival,
    and Brussels Jazz Marathon. 2014

  • Opened for Candy Dulfer at “Jazz Time at Amphion” November 1, 2014

  • Performed at Idstein Jazz Festival and Swingin' Groningen 2013

Giacomo Caruso Quartet August 2012 – 2014

  • jazz saxophone quartet performing regularly in Western Europe

  • Toured in Sicily August and December 2013 including Jazzin' For Avis

Pranas Kentra Trio May 2013

  • guitar trio performing in the Netherlands and Lithuania

  • Toured in Lithuania

Recordings

  • Stories Listen at PCC studio Release TBA
  • ASL at Cantina Records soon to be released Release TBA
  • Yoonmi Choi Trio at PCC studio 2013
  • Vague Memoirs, Pranas Kentra Cantina Records 2013
  • Sergej Avanesov Jazz Quartet at PCC studio 2012
  • Journals of a Teenage Chromaticist, Orice Jenkins at Tapeworks, Inc. 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Hanze Scholarship, Groningen, Netherlands 2012 – 2014
  • Winner, Leiden Jazz Competition, Netherlands 2014
  • Finalist, Siena Jazz Competition, Italy 2014
  • Prince Clause Conservatoire Student Fund Award, Groningen Netherlands 2014
  • Winner, Gitarų šėlsmas, Vilhuis, Lithuania 2013
  • Finalist, Mechelen Jazz Competition, Belgium 2013
  • University of Connecticut Music Scholarship, Storrs, CT 2010 – 2012