This Sunday July 22 during Jazz Tones on WCLK from 3pm until 7pm, I'll be joined by Joe Jennings. Mr. Jennings recently retired and is founder of The Spelman College Jazz Ensemble and Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Spelman College. Joe has been director of music at the Atlanta Center of Black Art, and artist-in residence at the Neighborhood Arts Center, also in Atlanta. He was the founder and director of the Neighborhood Arts Ensemble, a 22 piece big band. He also led The Joe Jennings Sextet and he also completed 24 national tours with Spelman Jazz Ensemble. Joe was co- founder of Life Force, a band featured at the North Sea Jazz Festival in 1991. His latest release is Back Home in Mississippi.