Trumpeter Melvin Jones is joining Nicole Sweeney for Friday Jazz At The High Museum Friday, January 18 at 5pm. Jones will be joined by Saxophonist Mace Hibbard, Bassist Marc Miller, Louis Heriveaux on piano, and Marvin Patton on drums.
Jones has played with everyone from TLC to Quincy Jones, Erykah Badu to Stevie Wonder, and most everyone in between. He's a Morehouse graduate and spent time there as Interim Director of Bands and Instrumental Studies. In recent years he has toured with Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family
The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance, and developing new audiences. Their annual conferences bring together musicians, students, educators and jazz authorities for four days of performances, seminars and informal opportunities for those just starting out in jazz music to mingle and learn from those who have made a lifetime of it.