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March 23: Jumaane Smith Brings Louis! Louis! Louis! To The Rialto Center For The Arts

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Support for WCLK comes from The Rialto Center For The Arts at Georgia State University, presenting Acclaimed trumpeter, vocalist and composer Jumaane Smith as he celebrates the origins of jump blues and jazz in Louis! Louis! Louis! Hear Jumaane's thrilling renditions of timeless classics from Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima and Louis Jordan, along with music he composed especially for this show.

A protégé of Wynton Marsalis, Jumaane has performed on five GRAMMY Award-winning records (selling more than 60 million copies), two Emmy Award-nominated TV performances, the GRAMMY Awards with Stevie Wonder, in Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story," and more. He has spent the last 17 years touring and recording with Michael Bublé as lead trumpeter and vocalist and has toured with his own band to such world-class venues as Jazz at Lincoln Center, Vail Jazz Festival, Java Jazz Festival, Low's Regency, North Star Festival, Joe's Pub, Rochester International Jazz Festival, Catalina Island Jazz Festival and many more.

More information including tickets can be found at rialto.gsu.edu or call 404-413-9849.