Ambrose Akinmusire



At the Seattle Art Museum, Ambrose Akinmusire kicked off the Earshot Jazz 2014 Summer Concert series.

Winner of the 2007 Thelonious Monk Trumpet Competition and the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, two of the most prestigious awards in jazz, the Oakland-born Ambrose Akinmusire has established himself as an extremely bright and intriguing rising star. Having performed with such musicians as Joe Henderson, Billy Higgins, Steve Coleman, and Joshua Redman (all before he was 18), Akinmusire came of age appreciating the importance of experimentation and ongoing development. – See more at:


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