Jon Faddis on JazzCast

Season 1, Episode 2,   Dec 02, 2020, 01:00 PM

Jon Faddis is an American jazz trumpet player, conductor, composer, and educator, renowned for both his playing and for his expertise in the field of music education. In this month’s episode of JazzCast, Co-Founder of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic and fellow trumpeter, Orbert Davis, sit down and talks with Jon Faddis. From Faddis’ early days with jazz and Afro-Cuban trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie to Dizzy’s life and love of Afro-Cuban music and its origins, to sharing the bandstand with modern giants of jazz such as Wynton Marsalis. Join us today as we sit down with Jon Faddis as he shares his story and teaches us all lessons about life, trumpet, and jazz.