Adam O’Farrill – Trumpet (1er Juillet / July 1st)

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Biography:

Adam O’Farrill (b. 1994), a Mexican-Irish-Cuban-Jewish-Black trumpet player and composer, and was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY into a deep musical legacy. His grandfather was the legendary Afro-Cuban composer and arranger Chico O’Farrill, his father the Grammy award-winning pianist and bandleader Arturo O’Farrill, and distinguished CUNY professor and pianist Alison Deane. Adam began studying piano at age 6, trumpet at age 8, and composing at 11. He has performed with jazz artists such as Arturo O’Farrill, Vijay Iyer, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Fred Ho, Ambrose Akinmusire, Christian McBride, Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Linda Oh, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Travis Reuter, and has worked with rock bands Suchaporn, Sister Helen, The Jacobins, and more. O’Farrill has won an ASCAP Gerswhin Award and an ASCAP Herb Albert Jazz Composers Award, and has been featured in Music of Now Marathons 2011, 2012 and 2013. Adam, with his brother Zack on drums, released two albums, Giant Peach and Sensing Flight on ZOHO Music, to high praise, including a 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine, and making the Top 50 CDs of 2014 from Jazz Times. He has studied privately with Jim Seeley, Nathan Warner, Ambrose Akinmusire, Laurie Frink, Thomas Smith, and Greg Gisbert, and is currently working on his Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan School of Music.

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