Jazz in Progress Special Double Bill – 2021 DCJazzPrix International Band Competition 1st Place Winners Dayramir Gonzalez (piano) and Giveton Gelin (trumpet). Giveton Gelin has played with pioneers of the NY jazz scene such as Curtis Lundy, Bobby Watson, Roy Hargrove, Sullivan Fortner, Wynton Marsalis, Ben Wolfe, and Jon Batiste. In 2020, the emerging composer released his debut, True Design — receiving warm reviews and critical mention from Jazziz, WBGO, and more; not to mention, he was awarded the 2020 LetterOne Rising Star Jazz Award, and ASCAP’s Herb Alpert Award. The following year, the band leader won the 2021 DC Prix. Through his quintet, the young trumpeter brings forth a new narrative to jazz music. Gelin recently graduated from Juilliard School.
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2021 DCJazzPrix International Band Competition 1st Place Winners
12/10/2022 @ 7:30 pm