TRISTAN CAPPEL is a professional multi-instrumentalist, educator, composer, & audio producer.
Check out my music at tristancappel.com
Tristan is currently earning his Master's degree at New York University in Music Technology. He earned his undergraduate degree in Jazz Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, back in 2018.
Tristan recently performed at the 2020 Detroit Jazz Festival, headlining with BEARTRAP and performing alongside Walter White (former lead trumpet of Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra). In 2019, Tristan recorded with Walter White and his big band "BBXL." The record features players such as Alex Foster, Rick Margitza, Michael Dease, Wayne Bergeron & many others.
Tristan has performed professionally alongside Robert Hurst, Hugh Jackman, & Gary Burton. He has also worked in several regional Broadway productions, such as Chicago, Finding Neverland, Anastasia, Hello Dolly, Cats, and Aladdin.
Tristan has studied under Lee Konitz, Benny Green, Andrew Bishop, & Miles Okazaki. In addition to western music, he traveled to Mysore, India to study South Indian Classical music (Carnatic Music) with Master Flutist Mysore A. Chandan Kumar. He has also been selected to attend the Jazz and Contemporary Music program at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, and the Betty Carter "Jazz Ahead" program at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in 2018.