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A New Kind Of Jazz Combo

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  Kansas City-based jazz band Diverse is mixing it up to combine their smooth sounds with other musical genres.

On Thursday's Up to Date, we talk with their trumpeter about those innovations and where they hope to take this new sound mix.

Guest:

  • Hermon Mehari, trumpeter in Diverse and 2014 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award recipient

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Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.