Panel on the modern brass field was moderated by Richard Kessler, Dean of Mannes The New School. It included Raymond Mase, Stephanie Richards, Dave Douglas, Igmar Thomas, and Riley Mulherkar.
New School alumni concert (attended by trumpet prof. Jimmy Owens) with round robin improvisation, organized by Aaron Shragge. It was a dream team!
Some Alumni highlights: Itamar Borochov just released a new CD: Outset, Sam Neufeld performed an amazing set with his trio at FONT’s emerging series and Aaron Shragge will be doing a solo cross Canada tour in November.
Eric Biondo, Shane Endsley, Graham Haynes.
Steve Fishwick from London played a touching tribute to Kenny Wheeler. That’s Frank Basile on baritone sax.
Nadje Noordhuis and Sara Caswell played a beautiful set of originals, also with a Wheeler tribute, called Big Footprint.
Keyon Harrold and Paul Williamson also played smoking sets. Visit Jeremy Pelt’s instagram account, peltjazz, for more great photos.