Acclaimed Jazz Musician to Dazzle Truman

Renowned jazz trombonist and composer Joey Sellers is set to perform during Phi Mu Alpha’s 39th Annual Jazz Festival.

Sellers will perform with the Truman State University Jazz Ensemble at 8 p.m. Feb. 24 in Baldwin Auditorium.

He currently teaches at Saddleback College in California and has been awarded the Gil Evans Fellowship in Jazz Composition, the Sammy Nestico Award and the Julius Hemphill Composition Award, making him the only person to ever receive all three.

With Sellers as their guest artist, Phi Mu Alpha has been able to attract great adjudicators for their festival competition from places like Minneapolis, Chicago and Iowa City, Iowa.

Tickets to the Feb. 24 performance can be purchased at the door or in advance. Contact Josh Waymire a 515.490.6778 for tickets or for additional information.
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