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Nick Finzer

Mar 15, 2024

8:00pm – 8:40pm CT

Elephant Room

Hailed as a “Rising Star” in the world of jazz (DownBeat Critics Poll), Nick Finzer is making waves in the music industry with his dynamic original compositions and trombone artistry. Finzer has toured the globe as a bandleader as well as sharing the stage with some of the most respected names in jazz.

As a bandleader, Finzer has released seven critically acclaimed albums, garnering features in the industry’s top publications and placements in the Top 10 of the JazzWeek’s charts. In 2020, he was awarded the prestigious New Jazz Works grant from Chamber Music America, resulting in his album “Dreams, Visions, Illusions” (2023), hitting number 5 on the JazzWeek’s charts.

As someone who always keeps propelling his musical ideas forward, Finzer’s newest album "Legacy” celebrating the centennial of JJ Johnson releases on April 5, 2024. With his never ceasing drive to evolve his artistry and innovate within the music industry, Finzer continues to inspire and impact musicians and audiences around the globe.

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