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Josh Lawrence & Fresh Cut Orchestra celebrate Trumpets of Philadelphia
Sep 10, 2019 • 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Josh Lawrence & Fresh Cut Orchestra celebrate Trumpets of Philadelphia with Arnetta Johnson, Terrell Stafford, John Swana, Duane Eubanks
FONT 2019 Roy Campbell Jr. Commission
Josh Lawrence (tp), Anwar Marshall (dr), Jason Fraticelli (b), Arturo Stable (perc), Brian Marsella (p), and special guest trumpeters Terell Stafford, Duane Eubanks, John Swana, Freddie Hendrix, Arnetta Johnson, and Leon Jordan Jr.
As part of the Festival of New Trumpet Music’s ongoing mission to support and present new music, we instituted the Roy Campbell Jr. Commissioning Program in honor of our co-founder in 2014. The program supports the creation of new work in each season, inviting composer/trumpeters to think freely and boldly about contexts and environments for the trumpet in new music. In 2019 we are commissioning Josh Lawrence for new work celebrating the rich history of Philadelphia trumpets. Past honorees have included Keyon Harrold, Marquis Hill, Igmar Thomas, and Jeremy Pelt.