Festival of New Trumpet Music

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival New York, New York USA
Festival Contact Information

Festival of New Trumpet Music - FONT
P. O. Box 31
Croton, New York 10520 USA

Festival Description

The Festival of New Trumpet Music proudly presents six composer/ trumpeters, each of whom is at the forefront of new music for the trumpet. Performing works commissioned works especially for this occasion, these musicians offer a wide range of sounds and styles that highlight the trumpet in exciting and unexpected ways. This gala six-night event, curated by Dave Douglas, features some of the hottest horns and most distinctive composers from two generations of jazz. Top-rated rhythm sections will accompany the front line for each performance.

Festival Dates October 20 - 23, 2011
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