INTERVIEW WITH JAZZ ARTIST SYREETA THOMPSON 


My mother has been a huge inspiration to me. Her ability to be strong through tough times. 

Syreeta Thompson is a young lady who loves to inspire individuals through music. She is one of the greatest trumpet players and has been featured on numerous music blogs, The New York Journal and US Magazine. Read my interview with Syreeta Thompson to find out more and visit her website: www.trumpetlady.com. 

How did you first start playing the trumpet? 
I first started playing the trumpet in elementary school! It was the loudest instrument! lol 

Who has inspired you in your life and why? 
My mother has been a huge inspiration to me. Her ability to be strong through tough times. Bishop Hezekiah Walker, I admire his consistency in the music industry. He has stuck to what he believes and has had major success. 

What is your greatest achievement so far? 
Thus far, my major achievement has been charting #1 in multiple categories on Billboard. 

What do you hope to achieve in your career? 
I would love to obtain a Grammy. More important I would like to collaborate with other artist in other genres of music. 

Do you have any tips for our readers that are trying to break into the Gospel and/or Jazz industry? 
I would say learn the business of music first and study your craft.

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