FONT celebrates Kenny Wheeler at Jazz Standard

Posted by: admin on October 5, 2011 @ 3:16 pm
Filed under: Dave Douglas (News), Education, Events

The 9th annual Festival of New Trumpet Music celebrates Trumpeter/Composer Kenny Wheeler at the Jazz Standard, October 20 – 23, 2011

THURS, OCT 20: Ingrid Jensen + Brass
featuring Kenny Wheeler

Ingrid Jensen – trumpet, Jonathan Finlayson – trumpet, Tony Kadleck – trumpet, Shelagh Abate – french horn, Elliot Mason – trombone, Jennifer Wharton – tuba, Kevin Hays – piano, Matt Clohesy – bass, Matt Wilson – drums.

$25, 7:30, 9:30 PM

FRI & SAT, OCT 21 + 22: John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble featuring Kenny Wheeler

John Hollenbeck – drums; Shane Endsley, Jon Owens, Tony Kadleck, Nate Wooley – trumpet; Alan Ferber, Jacob Garchik, Mike Christianson, Rob Hudson – trombone; Chris Cheek – tenor saxophone/reeds; Dan Willis – tenor saxophone/winds; Jeremy Viner – alto; Ben Kono – alto saxophone/winds; Bohdan Hilash – baritone saxophone/reeds; Matt Mitchell – piano; Kermit Driscoll – basses; Brad Shepik, guitar; Theo Bleckmann – voice; J.C. Sanford – conductor. Special Featured Guests: Nate Wooley and Shane Endsley, Chris Cheek, Brad Shepik $30, 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 PM

SUNDAY, OCT 23:
Kenny Wheeler Quintet

Kenny Wheeler – trumpet, Jon Irabagon – alto saxophone, Craig Taborn – piano, Dave Holland – bass, Rudy Royston – drums $30, 7:30, 9:30 PM

 


In addition to the events at the Jazz Standard, on Saturday, October 22, from 3-6 PM, Dave Douglas will lead an informal reading session of Kenny Wheeler’s Music at NYU Steinhardt Jazz Studies, located at 75 3rd Ave., (at East 11th St.). All instrumentalists are welcome, trumpeters encouraged. Sheet music will be provided in concert and Bb keys. A rhythm section will be provided, but rhythm players are also welcome to participate. The session will also be attended by trumpeter Nick Smart, director of the jazz program at the Royal Academy of Music, London, UK. This is a free event, however advance registration is required through the festival’s website: www.fontmusic.org.

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