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Ambrose Akinmusire

Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire is a forward-thinking musician having a bent toward atmospheric post-bop. Created in Oakland, California, Akinmusire demonstrated early guarantee by his teenagers, and gigged skillfully while also playing in the Berkeley SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Jazz Outfit. Early encounters with such luminaries as saxophonists Joe Henderson and Steve Coleman pressed Akinmusire to target a keen eyes by himself development. He gained his bachelor’s level in the Manhattan College of Music and afterwards his master’s in the School of Southern California. On the way, Akinmusire examined with such trumpet luminaries as professional instructor Laurie Frink, Lew Soloff, and Terence Blanchard. Akinmusire provides appeared being a sideman on many albums, including functions by saxophonist Coleman, pianists Aaron Parks and Vijay Iyer, trombonist Josh Roseman, bassist Esperanza Spalding, among others. In 2007 Akinmusire gained the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Single Competition as well as the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. A calendar year afterwards he released his debut single record, Prelude to Cora, on Clean Audio New Talent. In 2011 Akinmusire came back along with his sophomore record, When the Center Emerges Glistening, on Blue Take note Records. he produced session performances on information by several performers including David Binney’s Graylen Epicenter, Chris Dingman’s Waking Dreams, Baptiste Trotignon’s For some time, and Gerald Clayton’s Lifestyle Community forum. His sophomore Blue Take note date, The Dreamed Savior IS SIMPLER to Paint, premiered in March of 2014.

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