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Jon Faddis


Professor in the Conservatory of Music in Buy College-SUNY and who’s also known for his exceptional trumpet taking part in. He used Lionel Hampton’s big music group when he was eighteen and became business lead trumpet in the Thad Jones and Mel Lewis Orchestra. He led the Dizzy Gillespie 70th Birthday Big Music group and Dizzy’s United Country Orchestra, aswell as acted as the primary trumpet soloist. He was created and elevated in Oakland. Both Faddis and J. Evan Bonifant acted in Blues Brothers 2000.

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Full Name Jon Faddis
Date Of Birth July 24, 1953
Place Of Birth California
Profession Trumpet Player
Education Manhattan School of Music
Nationality American
Movies Blues Brothers 2000
Star Sign Leo

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1Graduated from Pleasant Hill High School 1971, same school as Julie Strain (1979) and Beth Toussaint (1980).

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Diana Ross Live! The Lady Sings... Jazz & Blues: Stolen Moments1992TV Special documentary associate conductor / musician: trumpet
The Gauntlet1977musician: jazz soloist
People, People, People1976Short musician: trumpet - as Thad Jones Mel Lewis Band
Dynamite Brothers1974musician: trumpets and flugelhorns - uncredited



Blues Brothers 20001998The Louisiana Gator Boys



Bird1988performer: "Moose The Mooche"



Keeping Time: The Life, Music & Photography of Milt Hinton2004DocumentaryHimself
Eastwood After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall1997TV Special documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special1988TV MovieHimself
The 28th Annual Grammy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself
Watanabe Sadao Live in Tokyo1980TV MovieHimself

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