In 1954, jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie and Roy Eldridge recorded The Trumpet Kings Battle at Radio Recorders, the legendary recording studio, which is now home to LAXART. With that session as a blueprint, we present Akinmusire and Evans, two of today’s most well regarded trumpet talents. Both have chops to burn and are heavily steeped in a jazz tradition ranging from straight ahead ensemble work to solo improvisation. They will square off as improvisers, each with his own deep bag of tricks.
All events are first come, first serve until we reach capacity. We recommend an early arrival and ride share when possible.