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Sean Jones

For the remarkable composer/trumpeter/educator/activist Sean Jones, the pursuit of Jazz is a most serious endeavor. Not just in terms of mastering the art form, but in its fullest meaning and purpose socially, philosophically and spiritually. Deeply influenced by his immersion in Gospel music in the church as a youth, Sean had an epiphany at the age of 19 while he was a student at Youngstown State University. That awakening occurred - as it has for so many serious-minded individuals both inside and outside of music - with his first hearing of the magnificent John Coltrane’s masterpiece A Love Supreme.

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Primary Instrument

Trumpet

Location

Cleveland

Credentials/Background

Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies - Duquesne University - current Adjudacator - North Carolina Regional Essentially Ellington Festival - 2006 Clinician - Carolina Jazz Festival - 2006 Clinician - Depaul University - 2006 Clinician - The Ohio Jazz Summit - 2004, 2006 Guest Speaker - Miller Elementary School - 2005 Clinician - Michigan State University Jazz Spectacular - 2005 Clinician and Performer - The Morehouse College Jazz Festival - 2005 Guest Speaker - Kinski Area High School Bands - 2005 Clinician - Yamaha Day of Trumpets - 2005 Guest Speaker - CAPA High School - 2005 Clinician and Performer - Dickinson College - 2003, 2005 Instructor (Trumpet) - Montclair Music Prep Division - 2003 Instructor (Trumpet and Pedagogy) - Jazz Connections - 2002 Adjunct Professor (Jazz Trumpet) - Youngstown State University - 2000-2001 Instructor - East Cleveland Public Schools - 2001

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Discography

Live From Jazz at the Bistro

Live From Jazz at the...

Mack Avenue Records
2017

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Joyful Jazz

Joyful Jazz

MCG Jazz
2015

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Im•pro•vise-Never Before Seen

Im•pro•vise-Never...

Mack Avenue Records
2014

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No Need for Words

No Need for Words

Mack Avenue Records
2011

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The Search Within

The Search Within

Mack Avenue Records
2009

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Roots

Roots

Mack Avenue Records
2006

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