The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University

Louis Armstrong and the Jazz Trumpet Legacy

Wednesday, November 18th, 7pm 

Performance by the Jon Faddis Quartet

Jon Faddis

Interview with Jon Faddis by Krin Gabbard

Jon Faddis, one of the world’s leading trumpet players, has been the director of the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band (1992-2002), and its successor group, the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York. He became artistic director of the Chicago Jazz Ensemble in 2004. Krin Gabbard, Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (retired), is author of Hotter Than That: The Trumpet, Jazz, and American Culture, a cultural history of the trumpet.

Location: Miller Theater, 116th and Broadway. 


This event is free and open to the public. You must RSVP to



Our concert presentation is made possible in part through the generous support of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation