Friday, June 16, 2017

Swiss Jazz Trumpeter & Composer Franco Ambrosetti

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Trumpeter Franco Ambrosetti  .. He was born in Lugano, Switzerland and is the son of Flavio Ambrosetti, alto-saxophonist, bandleader and BeBop pioneer in the European jazz scene in the 1940’s – He went to the University of Zurich, then moved to Basel where he eventually earned a master degree in Economics – In 1967 he had his American debut at the Monterey Jazz Festival with his father’s quintet – and for over three decades he juggled between an intense professional activity in the music field and his role as executive in the family business. He’s a very interesting man ..

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