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Jon Faddis to Perform at Tanglewood Jazz Festival

Date Released: 8/4/2009

The Tanglewood Jazz Festival will feature Professor Jon Faddis and the Jon Faddis Quartet in Ozawa Hall on September 6

PROFESSOR JON FADDIS TO PERFORM AT
TANGLEWOD JAZZ FESTIVAL

The Tanglewood Jazz Festival will feature Professor Jon Faddis and the Jon Faddis Quartet in Ozawa Hall on September 6 at 8 PM.  His concert is called “A Triumph of Trumpets” with special guests Wallace Roney and Sean Jones.

The three-day event will feature a number of jazz greats such as Paquito d’Rivera, John Pizzarelli, Kenny Barron, Regina Carter, and others.

A conductor, composer and performer, Faddis is Director of Jazz Performance at Purchase College and guest lecturer at Columbia College in Chicago. 

As a trumpeter he possesses an unparalleled range and full command of his instrument.  He also regularly leads master classes and clinics worldwide.