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Marcus Printup

Biography

MARCUS PRINTUP (trumpeter, bandleader) Born and raised in Conyers, Georgia, Printup became a protégé of pianist Marcus Roberts after winning International Trumpet Guild Jazz Trumpet Competition in 1991. Roberts introduced him to Wynton Marsalis, resulting in Printup becoming a member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra in 1993. Aside from performing and/or recording with Betty Carter, Dianne Reeves, Wycliffe Gordon and Marcus Roberts, Printup has released several albums as leader.