“Every time you lose a legend, you lose a library.”
The jazz world has been hit especially hard by the global coronavirus pandemic. We have lost jazz heroes and jazz legends. Such as Wallace Roney and Lee Konitz amongst the dozen of losses.
Sean Jones, the Grammy award-winning trumpeter and composer, in this moving 5-minute video produced by ABC News, offers his personal views on the impact of such losses from COVID-19 to him and the jazz community.
Jones calls for the preservation of this enduring national legacy we call jazz. Hear why Sean Jones considers his efforts and the efforts of others as more than a passion but one of a true calling.