The first record I bought was Miles Smiles. Having been a drummer since age two, hearing a young Tony Williams opened up so many possibilities for a 14 year old church drummer. My life changed that day and I've never looked back!
Born in Oakland, CA, on July 24, 1953, Jon Faddis began
playing trumpet at age eight, inspired by an appearance of
Louis Armstrong on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Three years
later, his trumpet teacher Bill... read more