A new vision of jazz
The music by jazz trumpet player Ambrose Akinmusire is steeped in lush layers of cinematic and emotional landscapes. To honour traditions, the times and community in which he was raised, Akinmusire weaves a myriad of musical influences into his unique experimental compositions. The trumpet player was taught by Herbie Hancock, worked with the likes of Kendrick Lamar and won the prestigious Thelonious Monk Competition. Tonight he takes the stage with the Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet, stunning the audience with his incredible talents.