A rift in decorum : live at The Village Vanguard

Ambrose Akinmusire (performer), Sam Harris (performer), Harish Raghavan (performer)
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A rift in decorum : live at The Village Vanguard
Ambrose Akinmusire  (trompet) Sam Harris 1986- (piano) Harish Raghavan  (contrabas) Justin Brown (US) (drums)
Blue Note, 2017
2 cd's
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About Ambrose Akinmusire

Ambrose Akinmusire ( born May 1, 1982) is an American avant-garde jazz composer and trumpeter.


Born and raised in Oakland, California, Akinmusire was a member of the Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble, where he caught the attention of saxophonist Steve Coleman who was visiting the school to give a workshop. Coleman hired him as a member of his Five Elements band for a European tour. Akinmusire was also a member of the Monterey Jazz Festival's Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.

Akinmusire studied at the Manhattan School of Music before returning to the West Coast to take a master's degree at the University of Southern California and attend the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz in Los Angeles.

In 2007, Akinmusire was the winner of both the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, two of the most prestigious jazz competitions in…Read more on Wikipedia