Sunday, August 26, 2012

Floridian Jazz Drummer Named a Semifinalist in World-Renowned Jazz Competition

"Jamison Ross, 24, is one of 12 semifinalists who will compete next month in the 25th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition."

"Ross, who was born in Jacksonville, Fla., began playing drums at age 4. He attended the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, where he won the Florida All-State Jazz Band Drummer Award four consecutive years. He has also achieved a variety of other musical honors. Before pursuing graduate studies at UNO, Ross received a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music from Florida State University. He has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea, George Clinton and P-Funk among others."

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