“Trumpeter of abundant poise” (NYT) Dominick Farinacci leads a quartet in this honoring and exploration of the music of jazz icon Clifford “Brownie” Brown and beyond. This is the first installment in a developing world premiere project leading up to for a full orchestral residency and debut with the Catskill Jazz Factory in 2019.
Dominick Farinacci, trumpet
Ava Preston, vocals
Dan Kaufman, piano
Jonathan Michel, bass
Quincy Phillips, drums
Free admission & all ages. All donations welcome.
Farinacci has been recently credited the title Global Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center by Wynton Marsalis, working to further integrate jazz into communities around the world. He graduated from The Juilliard School in 2005 launching his career in Japan with a prolific run of eight albums, later releasing two more globally. He has performed in more than 120 cities in 14 countries around the world, was a featured guest on ABC’s Good Morning America, and is a TED Speaker.