The Nash Legacy Ensembles

The Nash Legacy Ensembles – (Michael Kocour and Eric Rasmussen, Directors) – The Nash Legacy Ensembles comprise talented high school jazz musicians from across the Phoenix area who auditioned into this signature program of The Nash. Students in these ensembles explore essential jazz styles, composition and arranging techniques, and the art of improvisation, gaining invaluable small-group performance experience with expert coaching. The Nash Legacy Ensembles perform regularly at concerts and special events throughout the year and produce a year-end CD featuring original work by the groups’ members. The Nash Legacy Ensemble program is funded through donations, and there is no cost to the participants.

The Nash Legacy Ensemble – Red (Kocour)
Thomas Cooke – Alto Saxophone
Ian Nussdorfer – Tenor Saxophone
Arsen Nalbandian – Piano
Tucker Stork – Piano
Wilson Arnpriester – Double Bass
Tiger Bunch – Drum Set

The Nash Legacy Ensemble – Blue (Rasmussen)
Santino Cardenas – Alto Saxophone
Diego Gonzales – Piano
Ian Nussdorfer – Double Bass
Joaquin Rosales – Drum Set
Ian Mitchell – Drum Set