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Document Details


Title: Jon Faddis
Local code: Sc Visual VRA-187
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Collection: Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project
Description: Jon Faddis is a jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger. Born July 21, 1953 in Oakland, California, Faddis began playing trumpet at age 7. His carrer took off after high school when he moved to New York City and became well known for his range in the upper registers; has performed and recorded extensively. Currently Faddis is musical director of the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, performs with his quartet, does lectures and clinics, is composing and arranging as well.
URL: http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/scl/MULTIMED/JAZZHIST/jfcat.htm
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Faddis, Jon, 1953-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 21-Jul-1953
Speaker place of birth: Oakland, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Composer; Lecturer; Music director; Musician
Age at speaking: 40
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 20-Aug-1993
Interviewer: Owens, Jimmy
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; History; Illinois; Jazz; Jazz musicians; Music; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Jazz scene; Music history
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024702-26402