Clark Terry Big Band Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Big Band Jimmy Heath Big Band
TONYLUJAN (508) 564-6922
Born in Albuquerque New Mexico in 1956, Tony began playing trumpet at the age of ten. He studied privately with Kenny Anderson in Junior High School, Fenton Katz and Ed Wolfe in High School, and Sam Trimble at N.M.S.U. He participated in solo and ensemble competition, All State and Albuquerque Youth Symphony. After hearing the legendary master trumpet player Clark Terry at his music clinic, Tony knew he wanted to be a jazz musician. Upon recognizing his incredible musical gift, Terry took the young Lujan under his tutelage and guided his career towards success. He also studied privately with Woody Shaw. Cat Anderson, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Shew, and Carl Saunders.
Tiana Michelle, Mitchell Blake, and Miles Christopher are his three children.
New Mexico State University 1975-1977 University of New Mexico 1977-1978 University of Las Vegas 1978-1980
Tony has performed live with the big bands of Gerald Wilson, Bill Holman, Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Star Band Ray Charles, Peter Herbolzheimer, and Bobby Burgess. Also with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett. Robert Goulet, Wayne Newton, Debbie Reynolds. Bob Hope, and Louis Miguel. Other notable artists and entertainers he has performed with include Aretha Franklin, Tito Puente. Eddie Palmieri, Steve Turre Shell Choir, Francisco Aguabella. Pancho Sanchez, Walter Norris, The Garcia Bros., Louis Bonilla, William Cepeda, Henry Franklyn, and Batacumbele.
Tony has played lead trumpet in the national tours of musicals such A Chorus Line, Sweet Charity, 42nd Street, The Most Fellow, and West Side Story.
Additionally, Tony has given instruction at private clinics and schools such as the University of New Mexico, University of Texas at El Paso, Universidad de Mexico, the Royal Academy of Music, the Sherborne School of Music in England, Bundess Jazz Orchestra in Germany, and Taller De Music of Barcelona, Spain. He also taught at the University of Southern California, California State University at Los Angeles, the Dick Grove School of Music, Cat Arts, University of New Hampshire. .
Tribute Tony Lujan Bella Records
Live in Cologne Tony Lujan Bella Records
Live at the Biltmore Tony Lujan Bella Records
You Don't Know What Love Is Tony Lujan Bella Records
Magic Circle Tony Lujan Capri
Zulu Tony Lujan Capri
Miles Away Tony Lujan Bella Records
Clark Terry Big Band Clark Terry Chiaroscuro
Live at Birdland (DVD) Clark Terry Chiaroscuro
The Masterpiece Tito Puente & Eddie Palmieri RMM Records
Mambo Kings Tito Puente Elektra
Royal T Tito Puente Concord
The Garcia Brothers Raul Garcia Discos Dos Coronas
Castle Creek Shuffle Jeff Benedict Resurgent Music
Strollin' Bill Holman Chase Music Group
State Street Suite Gerald Wilson MAMA Foundation
Latin Jazz Allstars Luis Bonilla Candid
Escuche Luis Bonilla Candid
Henry Franklyn Henry Franklyn Resurgent Music
The Hunter Henry Franklyn Resurgent Records
Martin Wind Martin Wind Lipstick Records
Montage Jim Morris MAMA Foundation
California Salsa Bobby Rodriquez Pausa
Candido Bandido Candido Rodriquez Discos Dos Coronas
Terrance Terrance Trent Darby Columbia
Penthouse Scene LaMont Johnson Capital
Lazaro Project Lazaro Munoz Discos Mexicanos
Familia Cepeda William Cepeda Blue Jackal
A Classic Encounter Phil Ranlin Lifesource
El Rumbero del Piano Eddie Palmieri RMM
Life In The Balance Al Daniels Danthree Music
Ozomatli Asdru Sierra Almo Records
Puerto Rican Latin Jazz Project Anthony Carillo Sunnyside Records
Spheres of Influence Brian Lynch Sharp Nine Records
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On trumpet: My Father, Clark Terry, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Miles Davis, Clifford Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Rafael Mendez, Maurice Andre, Lee Morgan, Bobby Shew, Carl Saunders, Kenny Dorham, Doc Sevrinsen, Maynard Ferguson,Tom Harrell, Bill Chase