All About Jazz is celebrating Sean Jones' birthday today!
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...Read more.
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