Jason Brown


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Director of Fine Arts

Jason Brown is the Director of Fine Arts for District 219, Niles Township in Cook County, Illinois. A trumpet player, he graduated from the same high school as Miles Davis, and was later fortunate enough to play with Davis. Here, he speaks about his experience of returning to his high school music program in East St. Louis and how he brought the community together to rebuild the band program.