Jazz Trumpeter Gordon Vernick
Friday, September 30th
As a professional trumpet player, Dr. Vernick has performed in all musical mediums from symphony orchestra to jazz quartet. Originally born and raised in a musician family in Manhattan, he is now the Director of the Georgia State University Jazztet with which he has performed at the Atlanta Jazz Festival and the High Museum Jazz series. Gordon has performed with such world renown jazz artists as Kenny Werner, Randy Brecker, Marc Copland and many others. Dr. Vernick’s weekly radio show, Jazz Insights on WMLB Atlata, is available in podcast on iTunes and has been downloaded 2.7 million times since May 2009.