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Johnny Trudell and the Michigan Jazz Fest All Stars

  
Johnny Trudell is a world class trumpet player and the director of the Johnny Trudell Orchestra/Big Band as well as smaller groups under his own name. He has performed with the bands of Tommy Dorsey, Bob Crosby, Tex Beneke, Quincy Jones and performed as lead trumpet player for Motown Records, recording with such greats as Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and more. He has been a mainstay at the annual Michigan Jazz Festival, which next year will celebrate its 20th year at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Mich.