by Louis Burton
Berklee College of Music has named noted trumpeter Sean Jones the next chair of the college’s Brass Department. Jones, who played lead trumpet with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra for six years, is an internationally acclaimed trumpeter and composer who just released his seventh album, im•pro•vise = never before seen, on Mack Avenue Records.
Jones will succeed trombonist Tom Plsek, who served as chair of the Brass Department for 25 years. Berklee, a college for the study and practice of contemporary music, is located in Boston, Mass.