Wichita Jazz Festival - Sean Jones with WSU Jazz Arts Ensemble 1
7:30-10:30p , April 17, 2020 | Crown Uptown Theatre
Noted as a musical chameleon, Sean Jones will bring his talent as a trumpeter, band leader, composer, and educator to Wichita, Kansas for the 2020 Wichita Jazz Festival. Join us for an evening of big-band jazz as Delano Jazz Orchestra will perform and Sean Jones will entertain as a soloist with the Wichita State University Jazz Arts 1 ensemble.
Sean Jones held the position as lead trumpeter for Wynton Marsalis from 2004 to 2010. From 2015-2018 Jones was a member of the SFJAZZ Collective where he managed to form groups of jazz musicians to produce and release eight recordings on Mack Avenue Records, including his most recent release Sean Jones: Live from the Jazz Bistro. Sean has been featured in recordings and performances with several prominent artists such as Illinois Jacket, Frank Foster, Dianne Reeves, Gerald Wilson and Marcus Miller.