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Jon Faddis

tr, *1953 US, Oakland, California
Musician / Composer / Conductor of Jazz and Pop

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.

        
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
The Rite Of Spring on Three Works For Jazz Soloists & Symphony Orchestra by Don Sebesky
Snow Blower on B. Baker Chocolate Co. by Various Artists
Instigator on Legacy by Jon Faddis
Greetings and Salutations on Greetings and Salutations by Thad Jones
Autumn Leaves on Oscar Peterson & Jon Faddis by Oscar Peterson & Jon Faddis
Bird & Bela In B Flat: 1st Movement on Three Works For Jazz Soloists & Symphony Orchestra by Don Sebesky
West End Blues on Legacy by Jon Faddis
61st and Rich'It on Greetings and Salutations by Thad Jones
Carousel on B. Baker Chocolate Co. by Various Artists
A Night In Tunisia on Legacy by Jon Faddis

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
It's All In The GameThe Great American Music Ensemble, Doug Richards, René Marie, Jon Faddis, Joe Kennedy2016Album
TerangaJon Faddis2006Album
Mean What You SayTemple University Jazz Band Directed By Terell Stafford Featuring Jon Faddis, Conrad Herwig, Dick Oatts, Sandy Perez, Tim Warfield2003Album
RemembrancesJon Faddis2003Album
RemembrancesJon Faddis1998Album
Dedicated To DizSlide Hampton & The Jazzmasters Featuring Jimmy Heath & Jon Faddis1993Album
HornucopiaJon Faddis1991Album
Into The FaddisphereJon Faddis1989Album
Riding High Plus Jazz Symphonies Solo Brothers & Professor JiveFreddie Hubbard And Friends: Clark Terry, Jon Hendricks, Jon Faddis, Kenny Burrell, Sonny Fortune, Joe Beck1989Album
Jon & BillyBilly Harper & Jon Faddis1987Album
Take DoubleClark Terry, Jon Faddis1986Album
LegacyJon Faddis1986Album
OriginalsLouis Bellson / Jon Faddis / Milt Hinton / Hank Jones / Bob Malach / Bucky Pizzarelli1980Album
Western OmeletteJon Faddis1980Single
No Problem / All About LoveSadao Watanabe With Eric Gale, Steve Gadd, Richard Tee, Anthony Jackson, Jeff Mironov, Dave Grusin, Ralph MacDonald, Jon Faddis And Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra1980Album
Good And PlentyJon Faddis1979Album
YoungbloodJon Faddis1976Album
Oscar Peterson & Jon FaddisOscar Peterson & Jon Faddis1975Album
Greetings And SalutationsThad Jones, Radiojazzgruppen Featuring Mel Lewis And Jon Faddis1975Album
Jon & BillyBilly Harper & Jon Faddis1974Album
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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