Young Sounds

Young Sounds of Arizona is an on going project of the American Federation of Musicians Local 586, and led by Music Director Vincent Wedge. The work ethic, attitude, discipline and talented performance of these Young Sounds musicians is both a powerful example and inspiration for audiences young and old.

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Young Sounds News

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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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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YOUNG SOUNDS OPENS NEW SEASON AND PREPARES FOR WINTER CONCERT

YOUNG SOUNDS OPENS NEW SEASON AND PREPARES FOR WINTER CONCERT

On September 11th Young Sounds of Arizona began the 2017-18 season with a vibrant first rehearsal. Since then, the three jazz ensembles have been working diligently on a traditional classic jazz repetoire and several tunes to be performed at Phoenix Center for the Arts. The concert on December 11th comes just three months into the new season but all three ensembles have been focused and dedicated to the rehearsals and the music. 
 

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