Jimmy Owens

Honorary Founders Board

Jimmy Owens is a trumpet and flugelhorn player, composer, arranger, educator, and music consultant. He possesses a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts. Since 1969, his group Jimmy Owens Plus has performed concerts, taught, and lectured at all levels from elementary school through college. An active member of various boards and panels, he has served on the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the American Arts Alliance, the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE), and the faculties of the State University of New York and the New School.

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