Adam DeWalt '17, a Jazz Studies student from Houston, Texas, performed on Saturday Night Live on the November 5th epsisode. He recently won the audition held by Solange Knowles to play trumpet with her band. Solange and actor Benedict Cumberbatch are hosted the show on November 5, 2016.
Solange, the younger sister of Beyoncé Knowles, has earned widespread critical acclaim for her recent album, A Seat at the Table, which reached number one in the United States and was also nominated for a Grammy Award. Coincidentally, another Loyola trumpet player is featured on the album: alumnus Jamelle Williams '02.