World-Renowned Jazz Artist to Perform at Rustin High School

World-Renowned Jazz Artist to Perform at Rustin High School

Jon Faddis Quartet

The Jon Faddis Quartet is scheduled to perform at Rustin High School on November 16 at 7:00 pm. Faddis, a world-renowned jazz trumpeter and protégé of the late Dizzy Gillespie, will also spend some time prior to the evening's performance mentoring Rustin jazz band students.

"I have been a fan of Mr. Faddis for years and have always played recordings of him for my students and talked about his incredible talent. The Rustin Band Boosters and I are thrilled to be able to bring Mr. Faddis not only to perform for the West Chester community but also to work with our students. Mr. Faddis a trumpet player of incredible talent and unbelievable range. He is also a direct link to American and Jazz History." said Mike Shoremount, director of bands at Rustin High School.

Shoremount added that Faddis has performed for heads of State and US presidents in addition to performing alongside countless numbers of jazz legends.

The concert is open to the general public. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.