Rich East's Sam Jones and friends win Chicago Music Award
The McDowell Brothers, comprised of Carlton McDowell, Jr., Peyton McDowell, and Sam Jones, just picked up their first Chicago Music Award (CMAs) for Most Talented Teens on Saturday, March 18th. Their debut project was released last year, "A Tribute to Inspiration (Evenif Inc.)," a mature mix of Delta blues, traditional jazz, and thoughtful soul music. Sam Jones attends Rich East High School in Park Forest and is heavily involved in his schools music department. The McDowell Brothers are both students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School and are also active in the music department. To read the Chicago Tribune article, click here!