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Duke Jazz Ensemble with Jon Faddis, trumpet
Phone (919) 684-4444
Price $10 general admission, $5 students and senior citizens
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Jazz

Duke Jazz Ensemble with Jon Faddis, trumpet

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 8:00p

Jon Faddis is a conductor, composer, and educator. After joining Lionel Hampton's big band, Faddis worked as lead trumpet for the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra at the Village Vanguard, formed his own quartet, and soon began directing big band orchestras. The Chicago Jazz Ensemble named Faddis as its Artistic Director in 2004. He teaches as a full-time faculty member at the Conservatory of Music, Purchase College-SUNY and as a guest lecturer at Columbia College Chicago.

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When Jon Faddis burst on the jazz scene as a teenager, observers were amazed by his technique and his ability to sound like an identical twin of Dizzy Gillespie (whose complex style had never been successfully duplicated before)....
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Page Auditorium
402 Chapel Dr.
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1750
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