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25 For The Future – A New Generation of Trumpeters Pave the Way for Jazz’s Next Innovations
Trumpeters featured in this section include: Maurice Brown, AvishaiCohen, Ambrose Akinmusire, Gilbert Castellanos, Christian Scott, Matt Shulman, Jumaane Smith…..

Edmonton Journal
Kudos have to be given to Buble for not over-emoting on Georgia, a song that often brings out the worst in singers. He played it straight, even let trumpet player Jumaane Smith take over the spotlight on a fiery solo. That was probably the last serious highlight


The Sacramento Bee
Among the evening’s highlights were Georgia with an excellent trumpet solo by Jumaane Smith August 26,2010

The Virginian-Pilot
Some of the best moments came when Buble’s Big Boy Band took over, especially some Maynard Ferguson -inspired trumpet work by Jumaane Smith .
July 8, 2010

Sun-Sentinel – Mar 13, 2010
A tender “Georgia on My Mind” soared and was elevated higher by a lovely solo from lead trumpet player Jumaane Smith.

Glide Magazine
The young and ultra-talented Jumaane Smith was on trumpet.

By Timothy Stout April 26, 2004

London Evening Standard
25-year-old Seattle trumpeter Jumaane Smith was blowing like a young Woody Shaw
by Jack Massarik 21 Aug 2006

Wall Street Journal’s Will Freidwald
calls Jumaane Smith’s talent “surprising”

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