Aidan Lombard Group – 9PM & 11PM

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Aidan Lombard Group – 9PM & 11PM

09:00 pm - 01:00 am

Friday July 31:

Aidan Lombard: Trumpet

Aaron Seeber: Drums

Davis Whitfield: Piano

Tyrone Allen II: Bass


Aidan Lombard was born in Washington DC and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He began playing trumpet when he was 9. Now, he is a jazz performance student at the University of Miami, Frost School of Music, and a member of the Stamps Jazz Quintet, a four-year, merit-based full scholarship position. He currently studies with Brian Lynch, an alumnus of Art Blakey and Horace Silver’s legendary bands.

This past year, Aidan was the youngest of only 12 semifinalists in the Prestigious 2014 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition. In 2012, he was one of two trumpeters to participate in the Vail Jazz Workshop, where he studied with Terrell Stafford and performed at the Vail Jazz Festival. He held the Solo Jazz Chair in the Grammy Jazz Orchestra in 2013 where he attended the Grammy awards and played at the official Grammy after party. In addition, he played in the 2013 Jazz Band of America. Aidan also attended the 2014 Banff International Workshop in Jazz & Creative Music, where the trumpet faculty included Nicholas Payton and Ambrose Akinmusire.

Aidan has been working professionally as a musician since the age of 15. He has performed as a sideman and a leader at many critically acclaimed Jazz clubs and festivals across the country, including venues in Chicago, LA, Monterey, Atlanta, Washington DC, Baltimore, New Orleans and Miami. He has performed with Chick Corea, Stanely Clarke, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride, Brian Lynch, John Fedchock, Wycliffe Gordon, Lage Lund, Ndugu Chancelor, Arturo Sandoval and many more.