Thursday, March 3, 2016

KC Jazz Trombonist & Arranger Marcus Lewis

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City big band leader, trombonist and educator Marcus Lewis ..  His journey began in Augusta, Georgia, with a stop at the University of Nebraska for a Masters Degree .. then on to New York City to live his dream .. but, after his wife got a job offer in Kansas City, he came this way and has been here for 3 years .. Along with writing charts on a regular basis, he’s toured with Kansas City Kansas native Janelle Monae and has started a cool afterschool programs of jazz education for kids called Future Jazz .. He’s got a great jazz road etched and plans to keep it going on into the future ..

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