• “Among the very best trumpet soloists in the world today” – International Trumpet Guild Journal

  • “A standout soloist with the power, tone and flexibility to rival Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw.” – DownBeat Magazine

DownBeat Magazine Reviews Blue Shift

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DownBeat Magazine has a great review of Rex Richardson’s new album, Blue Shift. Here’s an excerpt:

Trumpeter Rex Richardson ought to be better known for his ability to straddle the worlds of jazz and classical music. A standout soloist with the power, tone and flexibility to rival Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw, his reputation has been built on his appearances as a guest artist and clinician. Blue Shift, one of two new jazz recordings he has released, has enough first-rate material to make people notice his work as a group leader.

Rex Richardson to perform with The Salt River Brass Band in Mesa, AZ

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Rex will perform as guest soloist with the Salt River Brass Band under the direction of legendary tuba soloist and conductor Patrick Sheridan. Repertoire includes Jim Stephenson’s A Tribute to Louis Armstrong as well as other jazz classics. 3pm this Sunday, Feb 8 at the Mesa Performing Arts Center. See the Tour page for details!

Rex Appearing on “Virginia The Morning” October 21st

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TV Appearance Tune in Alert! – Tuesday 10/21 at 9am, Rex will be appearing on “Virginia This Morining” – CBS 6/WTVR. He’ll be performing live at the beginning and the end of the hour. Joining him will be Doug Richards, Trey Pollard, Brian Jones and Randall Pharr. They’ll be discussing the new albums and the 10/22 concert at The Broadberry.