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A trumpeter’s dreams come true

Hermon Mehari‘s dreams are coming true.

The jazz trumpeter has come from the Thomas Jefferson Middle School band to touring Europe. His latest record, “Bleu,” hit No. 22 on Billboard’s jazz album charts Tuesday and was iTunes’ top jazz album March 17. Mehari is a UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance alumnus and the 2017 UMKC Alumni Spotlight Award winner. Read more by Allen Fennewald…


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