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Festival of New Trumpet Music 2018


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FONT Jr 2018: A Modern Jazz Trumpet Workshop & Concert with Michael Rodriguez

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH - NEW YORK CITY

Presented by the Festival of New Trumpet Music
Hosted by New York University NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Jazz Studies and The New Schoolfor Jazz and Contemporary Music

AGE 12 to 21 years
LEVEL beginner to advanced
FEE FREE to participating students
DATE Sunday, Sept 9, 2018
Refreshments will be served

11AM-2PM WORKSHOP
New York University Steinhardt
Jazz Studies – Room C207
75 3rd Ave (at East 11th St.), New York, NY 10003

3-5PM FONT AWARD OF RECOGNITION
Award presentation with Tom Harrell
The New School Glass Box Performance Space, 

Arnhold Hall, 1st floor 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

6PM CONCERT
with Michael Rodriguez and Workshop Students
The New School Glass Box Performance Space, 

Arnhold Hall, 1st floor 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011
$20 suggested donation for
public concert attendance


APPLICATION fontmusic.org/jr
CONTACT info@fontmusic.org

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FESTIVAL OF NEW TRUMPET MUSIC
The Festival of New Trumpet Music is a nonprofit committed to the support of new music by a diverse community of trumpet and brass players, and the presentation of their work to the public.

The Festival aims to promote opportunity, encourage diversity, and enable community for and among trumpet players and those with whom they work through programming and educational events.

MIKE RODRIGUEZ
Grammy nominated Trumpeter and composer, Michael Rodriguez was born in Queens, New York. Michael was inspired to pursue music as a career by his father. Michael studied at the New World school of the Arts in Miami, Florida and continued his studies at the University of Miami. After completing two years at the University of Miami, he decided to transfer to the New School University in New York where he received his B.A.

Michael has performed with Clark Terry, Bobby Watson, Quincy Jones, Joe Lovano, Toshiko Akiyoshi Orchestra, Chico O'farill Orchestra, Lincoln Center Orchestra , Pop Icon Jessica Simpson, and has traveled with the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Carla Bley Band, Harry Conick jr., Eddie Palmieri Septet, Lincoln Center Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, Smithsonian Jazz Orchestra, Bob Minzter and currently with The Charlie Haden Liberation Orchestra. In December of 2003 Michael recorded on Charlie Haden's Grammy Award winning Land of the Sun album featuring Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Joe Lovano. Michael has also recorded on Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra album, which was released in August 2005, entitled Not In our Name and is featured on America the Beautiful and Dvorjac Going Home. Michael co-leads a group with his brother pianist Robert Rodriguez and has 4 recordings as the Rodriguez brothers. The most recent recording entitled “Impromptu“ was nominated for a Grammy in 2016.

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