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9th Annual Festival of New Trumpet Music

Trumpeter/composer Kenny Wheeler to be celebrated at Jazz Standard

Kenny Wheeler

The Jazz Standard in New York will host the 9th Annual Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT) series from October 20-23. The series celebrates trumpeter/composer Kenny Wheeler, who will make a rare New York appearance in this series.

The Festival also presents a cadre of progressive New York trumpeters, among them Ingrid Jensen, Shane Endsley, Nate Wooley, Jonathan Finlayson, Tony Kadleck and Jon Owens. Wheeler will be featured with Ingrid Jensen + Brass, will play his music alongside John Hollenbeck’s Large Ensemble, and will also convene a New York Quintet, featuring Jon Irabagon, Craig Taborn, Matt Brewer and Rudy Royston.

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