Wed, August 16, 2017
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2017-08-16 8:00 pm
Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet at Empac
Jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire comes to EMPAC with his celebrated quartet.
Signed to the legendary label Blue Note Records, Akinmusire is a rising star in American Jazz. At 19, he began touring professionally with saxophonist Steve Colemen, before studying with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, and Terrence Blanchard at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. In 2007, he won both the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition.
Empac, 110 8th St.