On October 30, 31 and November 1, 2008, the University of the Arts will hold an exciting symposium and series of concerts dedicated to the memory of the great trumpeter, Clifford Brown. This interview, with trombonist/big band leader John Fedchock, is the second of two interviews conducted in advance of this event, sponsored by the University of the Arts
and the Philadelphia Jazz Heritage Project
, the first being with legendary saxophonist Lou Donaldson
At the performance, Fedchock will be premiering a new big band composition dedicated to Clifford Brown, featuring the Lars Halle Big Band and trumpeter Jon Barnes.
AAJ Contributor and Philadelphia Jazz Heritage Project Director Victor L. Schermer spoke with Fedchock about the Clifford Brown legacy, his new big band composition and more.
Check out John Fedchock: Dedicated to Clifford Brown at AAJ today!
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