Tom Harrell Quintet and Ambrose Akinmusire
Tom Harrell, an American jazz trumpeter and composer, performs with Ambrose Akinmusire, considered one of the hottest, younger stars in jazz today. New York Times listed his CD the second-best in 2018. In addition to 32 albums and thousands of concerts worldwide, Harrell has worked with important figures in jazz history including Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Dizzie Gillespie, Horace Silver and Sam Jones with whom he co-led a big band in the ‘70s. Praised by Newsweek for his pure melodic genius, Harrell is widely recognized as one of the most creative and dynamic jazz musicians.
The concert is part of the 6th annual International Music Festival presented by Musical Bridges Around the World.