JAZZIZ Last Call: Learning Harmony & Hard-Bop with Trumpeter John Lake

Since moving to Brooklyn from the Midwest seven years ago, trumpeter John Lake has gained a reputation as a lead trumpeter of formidable prowess. He develops his own voice as a player and composer on his debut album, Seven Angels. In this conversation, he talks about the hard-bop tradition that informed his sound and offers some basic advice on how to improve your improvisation.

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