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Jon Faddis Performs New Year's Eve Concert at Kennedy Center

Date Released: 8/2/2010

Trumpeter and faculty member Jon Faddis will swing in the New year with Grammy nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon and his big band on New Year's Eve in Washington, DC. Click for details.

Turmpeter Jon Faddis will headline a New Year's Eve celebration at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC on December 31 with a performance featuring six-time Grammy nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon and his big band.  Faddis returns to the Kennedy Center after his tribute to Dave Brubeck at the 2009 Kennedy Center Honors.


The sold out performance takes place in the Terrace Theatre of the Kennedy Center. It is part of the 31st annual New Year's Eve special:Toast of the Nation broadcast on NPR radio featuring live jazz concerts across the country from the Kennedy Center, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola in New York City, and Yoshi's in San Francisco. The broadcast will also be streamed live.