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Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet at Empac

Where

Empac
110 8th St.
Troy, NY
518-276-3921

When

Wed, August 16, 2017
8:00 pm

Tickets

$18

Musicians

About

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.

Josh Potter uploaded this event on May 4, 2017