Jonathan Finlayson

Jonathan Finlayson has been recognized by the New York Times as "...an incisive and often surprising trumpeter," who is "...fascinated with composition." Finlayson is a disciple of saxophonist Steve Coleman, having joined his band Five Elements in 2000 at the age of 18. He is widely admired for his ability to tackle cutting-edge musical concepts with aplomb. Finlayson has performed and recorded with artists such as Craig Taborn and Henry Threadgill and played alongside notables such as Von Freeman, Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer.