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Fred Wesley, pt. 2: Becoming a Musician

Legendary trombone player Fred Wesley talks about his beginnings as a musician.

Fred Wesley and The New JBs perform every day from July 7 through July 11, with a special evening concert on the Motor City Stage on July 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Video produced by Charles Weber, Mark Puryear, Mariana Alvarez-Heitzge, and Michael Headley.

Comments
  • http://www.smithgospelmusic.com Anthony B Smith

    This interview reveals great knowledge and experience for upcoming musicians and now we know why Fred was so great! He played with the best!