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Kansas City Jazz and Heritage Festival > 11 pm > Marcus Lewis Quintet

Marcus Lewis Quintet

May 27, 2017
11:00 pm - 12:30 am

Blue Room Stage

Featuring
Marcus Lewis

Marcus Lewis Quintet

Marcus Lewis was born in Augusta Georgia in 1978.  He began playing trombone at the age of 12 and shortly after decided that music was his calling.  In 2001, Marcus graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Performance and continued on to receive a Master’s Degree in Trombone Performance from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Marcus has performed at venues that include the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, the Klaipeda Jazz Festival in 2003, and the Jimmy Carter Summer Concert Series in 2008.  As a sideman, he has also performed at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, the 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest, the 2011 Glastonbury Festival, the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Concert and the 2012 North Sea Jazz Festival, the Sydney Opera House, and for President Barack Obama at the White House in 2011 and 2012.  Marcus was awarded the 2008 Betty Carter Jazz Residency and the 2003 Outstanding Soloist award at the Wichita Jazz Festival.

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