Jon Faddis

~ Person


Mr Faddis was born and raised under Gillespie influence, and to some extent, has been disregarded as a copy cat.
While he can't or won't hide his noble filiation, he eventually developped his own trumpet play, and recorded a number of historic sessions, not to mention his own dates as a leader.

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Jon Faddis (born July 24, 1953) 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. Upon his first appearance on the scene, he became known for his ability to closely mirror the sound of trumpet icon Dizzy Gillespie, who was his mentor along with Stan Kenton trumpeter Bill Catalano.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1979 Good and Plenty Jon Faddis 1
1985 Legacy Jon Faddis 1
1986 Take Double Clark Terry & Jon Faddis 1
1989 Into the Faddisphere Jon Faddis 1
2003 Remembrances Jon Faddis 1
2006 Teranga Jon Faddis 1
Hornucopia Jon Faddis 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2009 Best of New York Sessions, Volume Two Bob Belden, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Billy Drummond, Jon Faddis, Joe Farnsworth, Al Foster, John Hart,Louis Hayes, David Hazeltine, John Hicks, Joe Henderson,Hank Jones,Christian McBride 1

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