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Jacksonville Jazz Fest

J.B. Scott

2017 Inductee The first jazz graduate at the University of North Florida, now in his 20th year, J.B. Scott is the Coordinator of Jazz Studies and Director of the acclaimed UNF Great American Jazz Series. He directs the UNF JE I big band, winner of the 2015 Downbeat Magazine’s “Best Large Jazz Ensemble” undergrad award, which often backs major artists on the Jacksonville Jazz Festival and annually on the Savannah Jazz Festival. J.B. is profiled among...