16 Concerts, 5 locations and over 80 musicians! Check out the program of the 16th Festival of New Trumpet Music taking place in New York City from Sept 5 to… Read More
The Festival of New Trumpet Music is announcing FONT Jr 2018: A Modern Jazz Trumpet Workshop & Concert with Michael Rodriguez on Sunday, September 9th. This event is hosted by New… Read More
David Sanford’s Seven Kings, a multi-movement work for brass quintet and trumpet soloist inspired by the complex interplay in King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, was commissioned by the Festival of New… Read More
FONT Music co-curator Stephanie Richards‘ new solo record “Fullmoon” will be out on May 18 on Relative Pitch Records. Read review on NPR / Buy album
Today Greenleaf Music is releasing Scandal, the second recording from Sound Prints, the quintet co-led by the great Joe Lovano and FONT Music’s artistic director Dave Douglas. The group, which also features pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda… Read More
“For 15 years FONT has been working to create meaningful social and musical experiences for the trumpet community and beyond, and we’ve celebrated ideas that are new, different, in and… Read More
From September 8 through 14, New York’s award winning Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT Music) returns with Impact: Celebrating 15 Years of Boundary-Breaking Music. Impact is not only the… Read More
Join us for our Spring performance on March 15. Nadja Noordhuis, trumpeter and FONT Music Board member, will perform with her Quintet!
Trumpeters Dave Douglas, Stephanie Richards, Marquis Hill, Taylor Ho Bynum, Michael Gurfield, Aaron Shragge and John Blevins all contributed their unique visions to 2016’s forward-looking program in venues across New York City. Thanks… Read More
How did you become a trumpet player? I started playing trumpet in the 3rd grade, but my fascination started about a year before. In 2nd grade for African American History… Read More
The Wing Walker Orchestra invited Ralph Alessi and Shane Endsley for their appearances at the Festival Of New Trumpet Music 2016. Here are some of the pieces they played.