On the latest episode of Jazz for Lunch, trumpeter Farnell Newton stops by the KMHD studios to speak with host Alex Newman about all things jazz without boundaries.


Jazz for Lunch Menu

Start | How Wayne Shorter’s ‘The Soothsayer,’ started Newton’s jazz journey

1:15 | Going to school at Philadelphia’s ‘FAME’ high school

2:45 | Growing up in a musical family, including a famous free jazz saxophonist uncle

4:45 | The journey to Oberlin College & Conservatory

6:20 | Tackling the real world as a musician

7:40 | The nomad musician comes to Portland

9:10 | A tour story (featuring Jill Scott, a busted lip and a hot summer Nashville concert)

12:15 | Working at Marmoset and working with musicians and brands

13:30 | The Singularity: How AI is influencing the creation of music

16:10 | What’s next for Farnell Newton

KMHD presents a night with Farnell Newton & Friends on May 18 at the 1905. For more information please check the KMHD live events calendar.