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Roots of Jazz: Trumpet Titans

Boston Pops

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

The Pops continues its popular Roots of Jazz series with an exhilarating show focusing on some of the artists who created a brilliantly original American music. Join trumpet virtuoso and master showman Byron Stripling and conductor Keith Lockhart on a journey from the New Orleans roots of Louis Armstrong to the frenetic bebop of Dizzy Gillespie to the cool stylings of Miles Davis. Come hear timeless music like New Orleans staple When the Saints Go Marching In, tunes from “Charleston” composer and jazz pioneer James P. Johnson, and the immortal works of jazz royalty Duke Ellington as we tell an extraordinary story you won’t want to miss!

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Byron Stripling, trumpet
Featuring Edmar Colón, saxophone

  • Sponsored by ESAI Energy LLC
  • Sponsored by Arthur J. Hurley Company, Inc.
Byron Stripling smiling and holding a trumpet in his hands

Performance Details

May 17, 2023, 8:00pm EDT

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