Special Event: Dave Douglas Quintet meets Oren O’Blivion

As part of our 20th season, we are proud to present this world premiere in collaboration with The Owl Music Parlor. The Dave Douglas Quintet with Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Matt Penman, Rudy Royston will give the first public performances of their new album Songs of Ascent (Greenleaf Music). In the second set they will support Oren Bloedow in a VSOP performance of new songs and concepts.

Location: The Owl Music Parlor, 497 Rogers Ave at Midwood St., Brooklyn
Doors: 7:30pm
Show: 8:00pm

Admission by donation to Festival Of New Trumpet Music (tax deductible) $20 and up
All proceeds benefit emerging and pioneering music involving the trumpet

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Photo: Josh Seiden

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The Festival of New Trumpet Music – a grassroots nonprofit project run by and for a community of trumpeters – supports new trumpet music in all forms.

FONT Music aims to provide a platform for emerging artists and creative pioneers, with the goal of celebrating the diversity and excellence of contemporary brass music.

Presenting a week-long festival in September, as well as isolated events throughout the year, FONT Music includes disparate communities of musicians, students, and audiences. The festival is multi-genre, including jazz, new music, balkan, latin, electronic and experimental music, as well as educational events.

Directed since 2003 by trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas, FONT Music is overseen by an all-volunteer board that includes some of the finest brass players on the scene.

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