JOHN HOFFMAN, American trumpet & flugelhorn virtuoso, who has called Australia home for many years, will be briefly in Melbourne and we are delighted to feature him at an early twilight session on Friday, October 20 at 6pm.
A fine instrumentalist, John learnt his trade through the likes of great bands of Woody Herman, Artie Shaw and so on, and has played consistently over the years “with all the greats”. He followed his heart to Australia about 40 years ago, put down roots in Brisbane, and has travelled back and forth across the Pacific since, as performer and mentor.
A review for Hoffman's lyrical flugelhorn stated that he played in a manner “which makes other trumpet players weep”. ...