A veteran of the renowned ensemble Rhythm & Brass, jazz legend Joe Henderson's Quintet, the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, the Brass Band of Battle Creek, and appearances with countless celebrity artists, Yamaha Performing Artist Rex Richardson was named the 2008 Brass Herald Personality of the Year. He stays busy as a headline artist at international festivals and as a soloist with orchestras, jazz groups, brass bands, and concert bands on five continents. Praised by the ITG Journal as "among the very best trumpet soloists in the world today", Rex is professor of trumpet and jazz trumpet at Virginia Commonwealth University at Internaitonal Tutor at the Royal Northern College of Music in the U.K. Please visit his website at www.rexrichardson.net.
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