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Trumpeter Alex Massa embarks on South Dakota tour

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Alex Massa

The interview above is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment.

Alex Massa is a South Dakota-born trumpeter. Over the last 12 years, he has resided in New Orleans, Winnipeg, Chicago, and Iceland and performed all over the world. Massa has had a varied career performing straight-ahead jazz to modern classical, film-scoring to the avant-garde.

In 2020, Alex moved back to his hometown of Rapid City. He has has a number of gigs coming up in the Black Hills area in April. He is also preparing for a mini-South Dakota tour in May including stops in Lemmon, Aberdeen and Sioux Falls. You can find a schedule on his website.

Massa joined Meghan Feighery on In the Moment to talk about his unique style.