John Jenkins

John Jenkins (January 3, 1931 – July 12, 1993) was an American jazz saxophonist.Jenkins initially studied clarinet in high school but switched to saxophone after six months on the instrument. He played in jam sessions led by Joe Segal at Roosevelt College from 1949-1956. He played with Art Farmer in 1955 and led his own group in Chicago later that year. In 1957 he played with Charles Mingus and recorded two albums as a leader. He played as a sideman with Johnny Griffin Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Paul Quinichette, Clifford Jordan, Sahib Shihab, and Wilbur Ware in the late 1950s and early 1960s, but essentially dropped out of music after 1962, aside from a few dates with Gloria Coleman.
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  • Managing Reputation When Everything Leaks

    Every week we see a new story about a leak, a hack, or mistaken post of data and content that the public was not supposed to see. From Johnny Manziel’s party gaffes to political secrets, everything seems to get leaked these days. The question is how do communicators manage reputation in the certain face of embarrassing moments.

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