Billy Buss


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Monk-in-Motion: The Next Face of Jazz Presents the 1st Runner-Up of the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.

Billy Buss

2/14/2015 – This event has passed

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Trumpeter and California native Billy Buss finished 1st Runner-Up in the 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.  Billy has received numerous awards including two “Outstanding Soloist” awards from Downbeat Magazine and the “Gold Award in Jazz” from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.  In 2006, Billy was honored by the President, in a ceremony at the White House, for being a Presidential Scholar in the Arts. Billy will perform at Tribeca PAC with his combo: Johnathon Pinson (drums), Victor Gould (piano), David “DJ” Ginyard (electric bass) and Godwin Louis (alto saxophone). Billy performed here a year ago, as part of a combo, with 2013 Thelonious Monk Competition 2nd Runner-Up, Godwin Louis.  Monk-in-Motion: The Next Face of Jazz presents the top three winners of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition.