jon faddis

Jon Faddis (7.24.16)

Jon Faddis is an American jazz trumpeter who is known, in part, for his collaborations with Charles Mingus, early in his career, and later with Dizzy Gillespie. Faddis, not only continues to re-imagine their works, but also to educate musicians on the importance of using jazz as a tool to communicate in our time.

In this edition of Liner Notes Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe talks about what the life and work of Jon Faddis can teach us about working within tradition to evolve, to discover, and to develop as we move through the world each day.