Paul Acket Award 2014 winner Ambrose Akinmusire
is an American trumpeter who developed his own unique musical style by being exposed to dynamic ways of playing and collaborating with musicians with varied experiences. Recently, Akinmusire worked together with such artists as Jason Moran,
Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter. His latest album The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint
was released on the renowned Blue Note label in March.