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Summer Camargo Quintet in the Theater

August 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Summer Camargo and her quintet performing at the Birdland Theater on August 15th at 8:30pm!

Summer Camargo, born and raised in Hollywood, Florida, has been a member of the prestigious Grammy Band, Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo, Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, and was named a National YoungArts Foundation Merit winner, and Honorable Mention in Jazz Trumpet, as well as Merit winner in Jazz Composition. Summer was also Downbeat Magazine’s Outstanding Student Jazz Performance Award recipient. At the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Essentially Ellington Festivals, she received Outstanding Trumpet Soloist Awards, and in 2018, Summer won the Ella Fitzgerald Outstanding Soloist Award and the Dr. J. Douglas White Student Composition Contest. She was honored to have the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra record her first, original big band chart, “Leap Froggin’”. Summer also participated in the Vail Jazz Workshop, Carnegie Hall’s NYO Jazz, the Monterey Jazz Festival Gala and played as a guest artist at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala and the Midwest Clinic. In 2020, Summer was honored to be a panelist for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz Congress, joined the Ulysses Owens, Jr. Big Band, was featured in FENDI’s Anima Mundi project in New York City and Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Big Band Holiday concert, was the recipient of the the Laurie Frink Grant, and was awarded with an Outstanding Trumpet Soloist Award at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s inaugural Jack Rudin Championship. Recently, Summer placed third for the International Trumpet Guild’s 2021 Ryan Anthony Trumpet Memorial Competition, was commissioned by the University of North Carolina in Greensboro to write an original big band composition for their jazz program, and performed as a guest artist for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Wynton at 60”. She was also honored to have the Jazz at Lincoln Orchestra perform her composition, “Alalazoo”, at the 2022 Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala. Summer is a proud Conn Selmer/Bach artist.

Summer is 20 years old and a trumpet player at the Juilliard School, starting her fourth year of college majoring in Jazz Studies and is a part of the Jerome Greene Fellowship.


August 15
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Birdland Jazz Club
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Birdland Theater
315 West 44th St, New York, NY 10036
New York, NY 10036 US
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