Jazz in Dallas

Texas State Master of Music alumnus Arlington Jones, artistic director of the Sammons Jazz concert series, led a stellar cast of jazz musicians in the annual Sammons Jazz Artistic Director’s Concert May 7 at the Sammons Center in Dallas. Joining him on stage were some of the best jazz musicians in North Texas, including James Gilyard, Andrew Griffith, Cindy Horstman, Braylon Lacy, Stockton Helbing and Gary Levinson. Arlington, who is also a Steinway Artist, played in one of Texas State’s two DownBeat award-winning combos.