Thomas Shabda Noor

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American trumpeter and educator. Thomas Wirtel (a.k.a. Thomas Shabda Noor) was head of the jazz division in the School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition, he served as the coordinator of jazz programs for the Office of Continuing Education and Public Service in Music. He was the leader of the UI Jazz Band, and he taught jazz courses in improvisation, jazz writing, MIDI technology, jazz trumpet, and jazz pedagogy.
Prior to coming to the UI campus, Wirtel served as the director of jazz studies and technology at Northem Michigan University after having established himself as the director of jazz studies and music composition at East Texas State University. He is a graduate of the North Texas State University Jazz Studies Program, and an alumnus of the Stan Kenton Orchestra, Chicago's Jazz Members Big Band, and the Dallas Jazz Orchestra. He also earned a Doctorate in Music Composition at Indiana University.
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Thomas Shabda Noor Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

SB 2014 Thomas Shabda Noor - May Day album art Jazz Members Big Band A Patchwork Blue (as Shabda Nur) and 1 more… Jazz Members Big Band - May Day(LP, Album) Sea Breeze Jazz SB 2014 US 1984 Sell This Version
Thomas Shabda Noor - Romeo & Juliet album art Galen Jeter & The Dallas Jazz Orchestra* Galen Jeter & The Dallas Jazz Orchestra* - Romeo & Juliet Jazz Mark US 1990 Sell This Version
CDSB-2041 Thomas Shabda Noor - Thank You, Leon album art Galen Jeter And The Dallas Jazz Orchestra* Latin Dream and 1 more… Galen Jeter And The Dallas Jazz Orchestra* - Thank You, Leon(CD, Album) Sea Breeze Jazz CDSB-2041 US 1991 Sell This Version
CDSB-2049 Thomas Shabda Noor - Diggin' In album art The Jazz Members Big Band Of Chicago* For The Last Time The Jazz Members Big Band Of Chicago* - Diggin' In(CD, Album) Sea Breeze Jazz CDSB-2049 US 1993 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

SB 2014 Thomas Shabda Noor - May Day album art Jazz Members Big Band A Patchwork Blue (as Shabda Nur) and 1 more… Jazz Members Big Band - May Day(LP, Album) Sea Breeze Jazz SB 2014 US 1984 Sell This Version
Thomas Shabda Noor - Live At FitzGerald's album art Jazz Members Big Band Loveland (as Shabda Nur) and 1 more… Jazz Members Big Band - Live At FitzGerald's (Album) Sea Breeze Jazz US 1985 Sell This Version
CDSB-2041 Thomas Shabda Noor - Thank You, Leon album art Galen Jeter And The Dallas Jazz Orchestra* Miami Beach and 2 more… Galen Jeter And The Dallas Jazz Orchestra* - Thank You, Leon(CD, Album) Sea Breeze Jazz CDSB-2041 US 1991 Sell This Version
113 Thomas Shabda Noor - Turnin' Twenty album art Dallas Jazz Orchestra With Galen Jeter Somewhere and 1 more… Dallas Jazz Orchestra With Galen Jeter - Turnin' Twenty(CD, Album) Jazz Mark 113 US 1994 Sell This Version