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Arizona is home to some of the most talented musicians in the country. Performances are held all over the valley, all the time.

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Young Sounds of Arizona

Young Sounds of Arizona

Called “the best young talent in the valley”, Young Sounds of Arizona features forty aspiring jazz musicians, ages 13 to 18.

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Young Sounds of Arizona,  2019-2020 season

Young Sounds of Arizona, 2019-2020 season

Summer is almost over and the new season for Young Sounds is about to start. Young Sounds students do not normally meet between mid-June and late August, but Andrew Gross did receive funding to sponsor a three day Jazz Camp with a focus on improvisation and developing aural skills. Some Young Sounds students enrolled in the Camp and others were new to the Program. The camp ended with a public concert in which all the music performed had been learned aurally and each student performed a number of improvisations on each tune they played.

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Young Sounds of Arizona

Young Sounds of Arizona

The Young Sounds Big Bands and Combo have a very busy spring season ahead. On March 1st Crescent Ballroom will feature the 5 O’Clock band for the opening slot of a large swing event alongside Kevin Tangney’s New Guard Big Band.

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A RESPECTFUL REMEMBERANCE

A RESPECTFUL REMEMBERANCE

In the days when Las Vegas hotel marquees were ablaze with the biggest names in show business, it’s often hard to reconcile in your mind what you saw then and what you see now. It all seems so hazy now; like a dream you remember: waking up and hoping what you dreamt about was true, that there was indeed a time when over 1,500 musicians were making their living playing in the Entertainment Capitol of the World.

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