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Bringing Jazz to the Next Generation

Ulysses Owens Jr.'s jazz project, Generation Y, features musicians Owens met while serving as a professor at the Juilliard School.
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Ulysses Owens Jr.'s jazz project, Generation Y, features musicians Owens met while serving as a professor at the Juilliard School.

Ulysses Owens Jr. is a drummer the New York Times writes "takes a back seat to no one." But he is happy to share the spotlight. Robert Ginsburg talked with Owens in advance of his performance Saturday night in Starr Theater at Walton Arts Center.

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Robert Ginsburg is the host of KUAF's <i>Shades of Jazz</i>.
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