Director of A MAN AND HIS TRUMPET
Cameron Washington is a filmmaker and jazz musician who speaks to students and communities about New Orleans music history and culture, music theory, and African American history in the United States. A regular working jazz musician who leads a New Orleans brass band in San Francisco, Washington’s musical legacy extends back to family in Louisiana. A MAN AND HIS TRUMPET: THE LEROY JONES STORY tells the story of trumpet virtuoso and consummate New Orleanian Leroy Jones. Washington has presented the film and spoken at Martha’s Vineyard Film Music Festival, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, and the San Francisco Black Film Festival.