Sean Jones Quartet

21st century jazz legend visits Des Moines for one night only

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Staplin Performing Arts Center

West Des Moines, Iowa

Sat, Jan 15, 2022

7:30 PM

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Prices $40 – $75, students save 40%

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Sean Jones

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Save 30% on tickets for groups of 10 or more. Call the CMA office to book directly.


Trumpeter Sean Jones continues to develop into a formidable player, composer and all-around in-demand guy.

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About the show

Mr. Jones is a musical chameleon, comfortable in any musical setting no matter the role or genre. After a six-month stint with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis offered him a permanent position as lead trumpeter of the ensemble, a post he held from 2004 until 2010. In 2015, Mr. Jones was tapped to become a member of the SFJAZZ Collective.

Mr. Jones has been prominently featured in recordings and performances with many major figures in jazz, including Illinois Jacquet, Jimmy Heath, Frank Foster, Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Gerald Wilson, and Marcus Miller. He was selected by Mr. Miller, Herbie Hancock, and Wayne Shorter for their A Tribute to Miles tour in 2011. He has also performed with the Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Youngstown symphony orchestras, as well as Soulful Symphony in Baltimore and a chamber group at the Salt Bay Chamberfest.

Practical information


90 minutes

Where is the concert happening?

The concert will happen at Staplin Performing Arts Center. Located at Valley High School, this beautiful 1,136 seat facility was designed and built with audiences in mind, using state-of-the art equipment and acoustics to keep audiences comfortable and draw them into performances.

What health measures will be in place?

The health and safety of our patrons and artists remains our top priority.

In compliance with the requirements of our venues, masks are currently required at CMA events.

We also offer an open seating section for those that wish to socially distance.

CMA is closely monitoring guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as well as state and local health organizations. We will continue to update our health measures as the situation evolves. Final requirements will be communicated to patrons prior to each event.

Learn more about our health measures here.

Where should I park?

Free parking is available in parking lots east and north of the venue, accessible from Woodland Avenue.

Valet parking will be available for $12.

Are student tickets available?

Yes! We offer a 40% discount on tickets for students. Call 515.280.4020 to book.

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