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Isaiah J. Thompson | Anthony Hervey Quintet | 7:30 & 9:30

Starting on September 27, 2023 7:30 pm
Posted by Daniel McCullough
Categories: PianoFest
Tags: Jazz

Anthony Hervey Quintet "Words From My Horn"

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Set 1 - 7:30 pm (EDT)
Set 2 - 9:30 pm (EDT)

Anthony Hervey -trumpet
Sarah Hanahan-alto saxophone
Isaiah J. Thompson -piano
Philip Norris -bass
Miguel Russell -drums

Anthony Hervey, who was recently recognized by as one of “10 emerging artists to know in 2023, has impressed audiences across the globe as a first-call sideman for luminaries such as Christian McBride, Jon Batiste, Michael Bublé, and Wynton Marsalis, who described Hervey as a “beautiful trumpet player of the first magnitude.”

He was a member of the nationally renowned Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and afterward earned admission to the prestigious Juilliard School. There he honed his craft and graduated with a B.M. in 2019 and an M.M. in 2020. His debut album, “Words From My Horn,” is a blend of soulful and cerebral compositions that draw from his personal, musical, and spiritual memories.

Additionally, Hervey has been commissioned to write for esteemed groups and organizations, including The Westerlies, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and The Soapbox Presents “ Stoop Sessions.” He was recognized by the ASCAP Foundation, earning an Honorable Mention for the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards for his composition “Brass Games.” He is also on Christian McBride’s Grammy Award-winning Big Band Album, “For Jimmy, Wes, and Oliver”, which was released on Mack Avenue Records. Beyond the studio and stage, Anthony Hervey has also ventured into acting, impressively showcasing his trumpet skills in the Hulu anthology series Monsterland.

He is committed to preserving the rich legacy of Jazz while infusing it with relevance for the present. He has personally experienced the power of music to uplift and inspire. As a result, he strives to share that joy with others and make a positive impact on their lives through the art of Jazz. With unwavering dedication, exceptional talent, and a deep appreciation for the heritage of jazz, Anthony Hervey is poised to leave an indelible mark on the music world.

Isaiah J. Thompson is the winner of the 2023 American Pianists Awards.

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