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Jazz Clinic

About The Jazz Clinic

Further your jazz education and refine your chops at free educational clinics with the United States Air Force Airmen of Note Trumpet Section and Jazzmeia Horn! Aspiring and accomplished jazz musicians of all ages are invited to learn and grow their skills in an intimate setting located right next to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival event site.

Saturday, May 28, 2022

One Enterprise • 225 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

PLEASE NOTE: For clinics located at the Ritz Theatre and Museum, only the first 20 participants for each session will be able to bring their own instrument due to limited capacity. Parents with children attending the clinic are welcome to enjoy the museums amenities while they await.

Additionally, Tia Fuller’s clinic will have a limit of 10 instruments.

Jazzmeia Horn – Saxophone

Saturday, May 28, 2021 
One Enterprise
100 AVAILABLE SLOTS

Jazzmeia Horn

Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 2:30pm
One Enterprise
100 AVAILABLE SLOTS

Award-winning vocalist Jazzmeia Horn announces her ever-expanding talents with the release of her first big-band effort, Dear Love, a recording that brims with the combination of her assured delivery and spoken world segments, deft arrangements and fiery musical ideas. Garnering praise from critics and fans alike, Dear Love is nominated for the Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album Grammy Award.

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CMSgt Brian MacDonald – lead trumpet / Flight Chief

Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:00pm 
One Enterprise
100 AVAILABLE SLOTS

Chief Master Sgt. Brian MacDonald is the lead trumpeter and Flight Chief of TheAirmen of Note, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling,Washington, D.C. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, his career in the Air Forcebegan in 1999.

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CMSgt Kevin Burns – split lead / 2nd trumpet

Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:00pm 
One Enterprise
100 AVAILABLE SLOTS

Before entering the Air Force, Chief Burns played lead trumpet with the nationally televised “Richard Roberts Live” and “Expect AMiracle” television shows in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also was a featured soloist with the San Antonio Symphony, the OklahomaSymphonia/Tulsa Pops, the Tulsa Ballet, the Bartlesville Symphony, Ms. Oklahoma Pageant Orchestra, and worked extensivelywith various big bands and jazz combos. Prior to moving to Oklahoma, Chief Burns was the lead trumpeter for the 1985Tennessee All-State Jazz Band, toured the entire continental U.S. with “The Spurrlows” from Florida, and toured Europe and theEastern U.S. with various music groups while attending Lee University. Chief Burns has performed with an extensive lineup ofnotable artists and has arranged and played on hundreds of recording sessions, including projects for Disneyland, Disney andNorwegian Cruise Lines, Disney Tokyo, Alfred Music, ESPN, and ABC Sports.

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MSgt Lucas Brandon – 3rd trumpet / Music Director

Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:00pm 
One Enterprise
100 AVAILABLE SLOTS

Brandon’s Air Force career highlights include the Jazz Heritage Series concerts withTerell Stafford, Branford Marsalis, Christian McBride, Chris Potter, Kenny Barron,Peter Bernstein, and Peter Erskine, as well as numerous appearances at some ofthe country’s top jazz festivals, including Detroit, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Lionel Hampton and Hartford jazz festivals. Brandonmarched in the 45th Presidential Inauguration and the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. He also performed on severalAirmen of Note recordings including “Veterans of Jazz,” “AIR Power!,” and “Global Reach.”

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TSgt Logan Keese – 4th trumpet

Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:00pm 
One Enterprise
100 AVAILABLE SLOTS

Air Force musical highlights for Sgt. Keese include performances with such jazz luminaries as Wayne Bergeron, Peter Erskine, CMSgt (Ret.) Joe Eckert and Bradley Robinson. Furthermore, Keese was a featured soloist on Eric Richard’s composition Fantasy for Trumpet and Jazz Orchestra while a member of the Air Force Band of the West’s jazz ensemble Dimensions in Blue, performing the piece live in several settings. Live recorded video of those performances subsequently won third place in the Air Force media competition for Best Live Instrumental Performance.

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