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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

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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Catching Up with Young Sounds

Catching Up with Young Sounds

On Saturday February 24th, the Young Sounds of Arizona ensembles performed at the Scottsdale Canal Convergence Festival. The event was a celebration of music, art and dance all in a space that included public art installations. The invitation to perform came from Kevin Von Brubaker who lives in the Coronado neighborhood in downtown Phoenix that surrounds the AFM Local 586 Union Hall and often hears the Young Sounds ensembles practicing. He works for Scottsdale Arts and thought Young Sounds would be a great fit for the event, turns out he was right!

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