Jon Faddis in Concert

Coral Gables Congregational Church Summer Concerts August 30th, 2007. 8:00 p.m.Jon Faddis is a complete and consummate musician: conductor, composer, and educator. As a trumpeter, Faddis possesses a virtually unparalleled range and full command of his instrument, making the practically impossible look effortless. Meeting Dizzy Gillespie at age fifteen proved to be a pivotal beginning of a unique friendship that spanned over three decades. Faddis worked as lead trumpet for the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra at the Village Vanguard, formed his own quartet, and soon began directing orchestras, including the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band. The trumpet shall sound at the close of the 2007 Summer Concert Series. You won’t want to miss it, with this dynamic concert and compelling artist. For more information, please call: 305.448.7421

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