Rex Richardson & David Pastor
Rex Richardson trumpet · David Pastor trumpet · Francesc Capella piano · Tom Warburton doublebass · Anton Jarl drums.
American Rex Richardson and Valencian David Pastor represent the very best of jazz trumpet—and jazz in general—on an international scale. Richardson is a renowned performer with a career that includes participation in legendary ensembles such as Rhythm & Brass, Joe Henderson’s quintet, and William Russo’s Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Considered “one of the best virtuosos of our time” (Brass Herald), he has also played with figures such as Benny Carter, Ray Charles, Kurt Elling, Aretha Franklin, and many more. Richardson has recorded nine solo albums as well. As for Pastor, as you well know, he is one of the great jazz musicians on the Spanish scene. His resume includes collaborations with some of the most important artists of our time—from Celia Cruz to Jorge Pardo, including Clark Terry, Mike P. Mossman, Paquito D’Rivera, Chris Cheek, Santiago Auserón, and many more—and a brilliant solo career. Therefore, we are in the presence of a high-flying encounter, an explosion of sounds in the company of a top-notch rhythm section.