Darren Barrett at Highland Park

 

Darren Barrett, critically acclaimed American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, educator, and recording artist, will perform as part of Jazz at the Fort. From Toronto, Canada, Barrett continues to awe and energize audiences with his authoritative execution, infectious music compositions, and unpredictable band formations. Barrett is committed to using his technical prowess and improvisational excellence as a platform to sustain jazz’s rich cultural legacy while instilling a sense of discipline, excellence, and purpose into the next generation of young, great musicians. Barrett continues in the teaching tradition of Art Blakey by affording young and talented musicians an opportunity to share the bandstand with him on stages around the world.

 

Darren Barrett performs at Highland Park on Sunday, Aug. 6. Showtime is 5 PM. Admission is Free.

 

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