Multi-Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Trumpeter & Composer Brian Lynch with the Award-Winning Whitworth Jazz Ensemble, Directed by Jared Hall
April 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Multi-Grammy Awarding-Winning Trumpeter and Composer Brian Lynch performs arrangements and original compositions with the nationally-recognized Whitworth Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jared Hall. An honored graduate of two of the jazz world’s most distinguished academies, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and the Horace Silver Quintet, Lynch received wide acclaim during his long tenures with Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri and straight ahead master Phil Woods. He has been a valued collaborator with jazz artists such as Benny Golson, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Charles McPherson; Latin music icons as diverse as Hector LaVoe and Lila Downs; and pop luminaries such as Prince. As a bandleader and recording artist he has released over 20 critically acclaimed CDs featuring his distinctive composing and arranging, and has toured the world at the helm of various ensembles reflecting the wide sweep of his music.