On May 10, KOCH Records announced the signing of legendary trumpeter Jon Faddis. Faddis began his jazz career as a student of Dizzy Gillespie and presently serves as musical director for the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band.
In a recent press release, KOCH Records President Bob Frank says, “We are honored to be a part of Jon Faddis’ legacy. Jazz music has such a rich past, dynamic present and thanks to Jon, a promising and exciting future. This release is also an important part of KOCH’s future in straight-ahead jazz.”