Ballard Park Summer Concert Series - Ray Vega

Ballard Park Summer Concert Series will feature Ray Vega on Thursday, July 22nd., at 7:00 P.M.

Bronx born renowned trumpeter, percussionist, composer, and arranger Ray Vega presents jazz from a refreshingly original and contemporary perspective and is a veteran of numerous great Latin bands, including Tito Puente, and has performed with artists such as Lionel Hampton, Mel Torme, Paul Simon, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, and The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, among numerous others.  He is also a University Scholar at UVM, where he is a popular teacher of trumpet and jazz history, and coaches jazz ensembles.