The Gold Coast Jazz Society presents the Jon Faddis Quartet: Jazz Intersection – Gillespie & Faddis… A Tribute to the Music of Dizzy Gillespie
2017 will commemorate the 100th birthday of trumpet legend Dizzy Gillespie. Renowned jazz trumpeter, Jon Faddis, returns to the Amaturo stage with a tribute to Gillespie, his close friend and mentor. Time Out New York praises Faddis as “the world's greatest trumpeter.” His distinctive trumpet appears on hundreds of records and numerous soundtracks for film and television. Joining Faddis for this concert will be Martín Bejerano on piano, Jamie Ousley on bass and special guest Ignacio Berroa on drums.