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It's Trumpet Time with the Festival of New Trumpet at Vision Festival 16


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Ted Daniel
Festival of New Trumpet makes its contribution to Vision Festival 16 and offers a detailed interview with Ted Daniel including this summary below.

FONT: What is your relationship to King Oliver's playing?

TD: King Oliver's improvisations were blues based, rhythmically intricate and his sound, which he constantly worked on, was highly personal and original. He was not conservatory- trained and his style and technique were a response of his own musical vision and influenced by his environment. I am also not conservatory-trained and am largely self-taught. I consider myself a blues-based player (not a blues player) with an original sound. The positive aspect of being self- taught is that it often leads to originality in style and technique. Having worked primarily in the “free jazz" or “avant-garde" genre, I have always felt that the collective improvisation aspect of the music was a continuation of what took place at the beginning of the music. King Oliver was one of the main architects of collective improvisation, which at that time was the “avant-garde" of music being created in America. I like to think of my musical efforts as part of this continuum, which is moving the music forward."

Abrons Art Center Main Stage

7:00PM to 8:00PM

Amir ElSaffar's Within/Between

Jen Shyu (voice)
Amir ElSaffar (trumpet)
Liberty Ellman (guitar)
Francois Moutin (bass)
Tomas Fujiwara (drums)

8:30PM to 9:30PM

Ted Daniel's International Brass Membrane Corps Salutes to King Oliver

Ted Daniel (cornet)
Charles Burnham (violin)
Howard Johnson (tuba)
Newman Taylor Baker (drums)
Orlando 'Que' Rodriguez (percussion)

10:00PM to11:00PM

Tomasz Stanko Quartet

Tomasz Stanko (trumpet)
Sylvie Courvoisier (piano)
Mark Feldman (violin)
Mark Helias (bass)

Abrons Art Center Downstairs

7:00PM to 8:00PM

The Films of Robert O'Haire and Jeff Burns

Bill Dixon: Going to the Center (31 minutes)
Joseph Daley: Earthtones (23 minutes)

9:15PM to 10:00PM

Stephanie Richards' WATERcolor

Stephanie Richards (trumpet)
Kelly Rosum (trumpet)
Sam Minaie (bass)
Andrew Munsey (drums)
Qasim Naqvi (drums, percussion)

10:45PM to 11:30PM

Jonathan Finlayson's Sicilian Defense

Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet)
Miles Okazaki (guitar)
Keith Witty (bass)
Damion Reid (drums)

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