Alumnus JC Sanford Begins First Season as JazzMN Artistic Director

JC Sanford ’97 MM, ’01 DMA begins his first season as JazzMN's Artistic Director. Sanford's inaugural season includes a concert featuring fellow alum Luciana Souza ’94 MM.

By the time JC graduated and went off to the New England Conservatory for graduate studies, he was “already kind of bending some rules.”  The attraction of NEC was acclaimed composer and arranger Bob Brookmeyer. “We weren’t working specifically on big band things, but he’s a big band guy, and I was getting all the fundamentals from him.” 

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