Published since 1999
An avid audiophile and music collector, Hovan is a Cleveland-based writer/photographer.
With a theme of "Keepin' Up with the Joneses," homage began Friday evening with a rare set from surviving brother Hank Jones and went on all weekend to include tips of the hat to trumpeter Thad Jonesand drummer Elvin Jones, icons spawned from Detroit's legendary jazz scene. Having personally attended this festival for the past 15 years, it's good to see it remain viable thanks to an endowment and grants that support what is surely an impressive budget and costly venture. Here's to another 30 years with a look at some memorable moments from this anniversary year.
C. Andrew Hovan
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