“He’s the best ever, including me!” — Dizzy Gillespie
“…the world’s greatest trumpeter … the greatest trumpeter on the planet for decades … brash soloistic logic and breathtaking technical acuity …” — Time Out New York
Known as one of the most innovative and inspiring contemporary jazz trumpeters, Grammy-nominee Jon Faddis’s career — like his mentor Dizzy Gillespie – has been marked by both intense integrity and great humor.
Whether leading his own quartet, conducting a celebrated orchestra or teaching at a prestigious college, he is the consummate musician. His distinctive trumpet appears on hundreds of records and numerous soundtracks for film and television. Dizzy called him “the best ever, including me!”
There’s something for everyone in the real Sleepy Hollow—farmers markets, live music, street fairs, historic homes, hiking trails, kayaking and boating on the Hudson River. Halloween season brings even more for the whole family—haunted hayrides, blazing pumpkins, costumed 5K run, Halloween parade, and of course, the Headless Horseman! For the latest on Fall events, visit our guide to Halloween in Sleepy Hollow.