"TRUMPETER FROM RUSSIA" Award Winning Documentary and Jazz Concert of V. Ponomarev Big Band on 02/19/12
The film " Trumpeter From Russia" is about a legendary jazz trumpeter
Valeri Ponomarev. In 1973, Valeri Ponomarev, a 30-year old Moscow musician left like a stalker for the capitalism zone the USA, while in New York he penetrated into yet another "zone" he became an acknowledged trumpeter 1 in the world capital of black jazz; for five years he has been playing in "The Jazz Messengers" of Art Blakey - the best jazz orchestra. Today, "twice stalker" Valeri Ponomarev is in the top ten trumpeters of the world. He has a big band in New York and a similar orchestra "The Russian Messengers" in Moscow and pupils in Moscow and New York. The film is about destiny and jazz.
The documentary "Trumpeter from Russia," filmed by Edward Topol, received the Golden Rami Award at The 44th Annual WorldFest, Houston International Film Festival 2011.
Directed by : Eduard TOPOL
The movie will be followed by Valery Ponomarev BIG BAND performance.
Where:Ida K.Lang Recital Hall
695 Park Ave, Room 424N (Hunter College), New York,
no late seating
tickets 35$ ( facility fee included)
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More Information: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/222261
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