The Festival of New Trumpet Music West
The Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT) West features new music by a diverse community of trumpet and brass players, highlighting various trumpet stylings including Jazz, new music, New Orleans, and Slavic. The opening for the weeklong festival is presented by UC San Diego Urban and the Quartyard. This year's festival begins with a free afternoon concert, Sunday February 2, at the Quartyard featuring bands led by two of the finest trumpeters in the region: San Diego-based Curtis Taylor and Ensenada-based Ivan Trujillo. The remainder of the Festival takes place at UCSD, Digital Gym Cinema, the Casbah, UC San Diego Department of Music, Panama 66, the Loft, and the Whistle Stop, with a finale concert at the Quartyard.