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Electronic Meets Jazz with Band ‘Jack Lion’ Performing in Washington Tonight

Posted: Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at 6:22 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

A Southeast Iowa band that plays a blend of jazz and electronic music will be playing in Washington tonight. Brian Lewis Smith with the group spoke with KCII News and explained his band, which is called Jack Lion, is made up of three musicians with jazz backgrounds.

The members met while studying at the University of Iowa. The band plays trumpet, drums, and bass as well as other instruments, including a keyboard and a synthesizer.

Jack Lion is playing tonight at JP’s 207 in downtown Washington starting at 8:30 p.m. For the full interview with Smith and a sample of their music click here for part 1 and part 2.