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us: Faddis, Jon

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    • us: Faddis, Jonathan
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1953-07-24
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Oakland (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra
        • Organization: (naf) State University of New York College at Purchase
    • Organization

        (naf) Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra
    • Organization

        (naf) State University of New York College at Purchase
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Carnegie Jazz Orchestra
        • Organization: Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York
        • Organization: Slide Hampton Jazz Masters
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        Carnegie Jazz Orchestra
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        Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York
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        Slide Hampton Jazz Masters
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    • found: Oscar Peterson and Jon Faddis. [Phonodisc] p1975.
    • found: New Grove dict. of jazz (Faddis, Jon(athan); b. July 24, 1953, Oakland, CA; trumpeter)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Faddis, Jon; trumpeter, jazz musician; born 24 July 1953 in Oakland, California, United States; graduated from high school (1971); invited to sit in with Gillespie at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco; became a member of the Thad Jones Mel Lewis Orchestra (1972-1975); primarily worked as a studio musician, playing lead trumpet with jazz big bands and in horn sections (1977-1984); led the Carnegie Jazz Orchestra (1992-2002); artistic director of the Chicago Jazz Ensemble (2004-2010); founded the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York (2003); worked with the Slide Hampton Jazz Masters and the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars and Big Band; professor and director of jazz performance at the Conservatory of Music, SUNY Purchase)
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