The Last Partials: A Jazz Experience

Posted on by Polk Newsroom

Voices of the People presented The Last Partials: A Jazz Experience featuring Shawn Edmonds and the Polk State Jazz Ensemble Dec. 9 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theater.
A trumpeter, Edmonds made his solo debut with the Chicago Symphony at age 17. He went on to study at the Eastman School of Music, where he earned a degree in classical trumpet.
He has performed with orchestras and ensembles such as the Cab Calloway Band, Count Basie Orchestra, Chelsea Opera Orchestra, Duke Ellington Band, Jazz Express Big Band, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Sphinx Festival Orchestra, and the Utah Symphony Orchestra.