Saxophones, Big Band & Large Ensembles
Alonzo Bowen, Jr. is one of New Orleans best band directors and instrumental music teachers. Alonzo received his bachelor degree in Music Education at Southern University in Baton Rouge and his Masters in Jazz Studies at the University of New Orleans. His school bands have received numerous honors in both state and national competitions. Mr. Bowen has been performing professionally in various genres for the past 34 years and has shared the bandstand with many national and local musicians to include Ellis, Delfeayo and Wynton Marsalis, Dr. John and others. He is a recipient of the “Music of the Heart” award for outstanding achievement in education.