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Interviews with Jon Faddis

You may know all about trumpet legend Jon Faddis’ jazz career, but did you know he can also be heard on numerous studio recordings including Paul Simon’s “You Can Call Me Al” and the infamous “YMCA”?

Read more in this interview.


You can also hear a 30-minute interview with Faddis in which he recounts how he met Dizzy Gillespie as a teenager, how he coaches young trumpet players to hit the high notes, and his work leading the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band.