Jon Faddis
Jon Faddis

About The Artist

If any musician can be said to exemplify the continuum of jazz, from its roots to the 1990s, it is certainly Jon Faddis. This trumpeter extraordinaire's career includes working associations with Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis and Charles Mingus; plus recordings with Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra and Clark Terry. Born in Oakland, CA on July 24, 1953, Jon Faddis began playing trumpet at age eight. From 1975-82, Faddis became one of the most in-demand session musicians in ... Read More

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"...a trumpeter who has found the meaning of life through the mastery of his instrument." - DownBeat


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