Marcus Lewis. Trombonist. Composer. Arranger. Educator. Human Being.Marcus Lewis will bring together some of Omaha's best jazz musicians for a April 17th show at the Slowdown. Lewis received his master's degree in trombone performance from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and he regularly played at the 49er in the early 2000s. Since then, has performed or recorded with Aretha Franklin, Bruno Mars, B.o.B., Misiqsoulchild, Avery Sunshine, The Barkays, Confunkshun and Sugarfoot's Ohio Players, and he is part of Janelle Monáe's touring band. Lewis is also an arranger and composer. Though Lewis now lives in Kansas City, he has maintained his ties to Omaha's jazz scene.