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What does it mean to be a Southernite?

To be a Southernite, one must keep the sacrifices of our founders and predecessors engraved in our minds. ​

John's Bio:

John Gray is a musician & educator born and raised in Baton Rouge. He is a graduate of McKinley Sr High School, and an Alumnus of Southern University where he attained his Associate of Arts Degree in Jazz Studies & Louisiana Ethnic Music (2001), as well as his Bachelors Degree in Music Performance (2005).

As a performing artist, Gray leads two of his own bands, The JGray Jazz Trio, and The Soul Jukeboxx. He is a long time member of The Michael Foster Project, and is also a member of Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz