Ken Leighton 12:30 p.m., Feb. 21
Influences: Chet Baker, Lee Morgan, Louis Armstrong
Trumpeter Derek Cannon first joined the Grossmont College Music Department Faculty in 1993. Aside from teaching, he has recorded and performed with local acts like Ruby & the Red Hots, the Styletones,
SDSU Jazz Ensemble, and the Manny Cepeda Orchestra, as well as fronting his own ensembles.