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A New Voice In Jazz

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:48:28 CDT
By: Jon Norton

A New Voice In Jazz During Jazz Appreciation Month, GLT's Jon Norton is talking with young jazz musicians, educators and students and is discovering a sense of optimism regarding this aging art form. In the second of this four part series, Jon catches up with a Normal Community High School grad who is making a living in New York City as a saxophonist.

That's Sweet Megg and the Wayfarers, featuring Normal Community High grad Ryan Weisheit on saxophone. During this Jazz Appreciation month, you're hearing from educators, students, and young Twin City musicians to get their thoughts on the state of jazz. Next week, Jon Norton's series continues. You'll hear from teachers in Unit 5 and District 87 who are introducing jazz to their students.

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