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Knoxville Loses Local Jazz Legend

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Lance Owens passed away on February 15th at the age of 95.  He was an inspirational figure in the Knoxville jazz scene.  Below is an interview from 2014. 

A Knoxville native, Todd began working at WUOT in 2006 as jazz coordinator and host of Improvisations. He is now the music director and host of of Studio 865/Flipside and Changing Course, and also produces podcasts such as Improvisations to Go and Raised in Knoxville. Todd got his start in radio at WUTK, where he served as both news and music director while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at UT. He later earned a master’s degree in education, also at UT.