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Jon Faddis.

December 27, 2012 The big band plays "Jingle Bells" and more on New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center.

Arturo O'Farrill leads the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at the Newport Jazz Festival.

January 26, 2012 The ALJO is celebrating its tenth anniversary and looking forward to Grammy night.

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Until his death on Dec. 28, 2010, Dr. Taylor was the long-running  Artistic Director for Jazz at the John  F. Kennedy  Center for the  Performing Arts.

January 6, 2011 Hear the late jazz pianist, composer and educator in his retirement concert at the Kennedy Center.

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The Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York

January 1, 2011 The big band has an acclaimed professional in every chair — not least of all its leader.

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August 8, 2010 One of most thoroughly talented jazz trumpeters ever to walk the earth unleashes his regular band.

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Steve Turre introduced the conch shells to jazz in 1981.

December 17, 2009 In this archival concert, Pharoah Sanders and Jon Faddis joined Turre to welcome the year 2000.

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July 17, 2008 Faddis' trumpet can play to the stratosphere or hold back to fit a room.

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