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Big Band

ONE MORE TIME: The New Guard Big Band

Recorded Jan. 31, 2020 Saxophones: Hugh Lovelady, Mary Petrich, Bryon Ruth, Chris Campbell, Paul Brewer; Trumpets: Fred Forney, Kevin Tangney, Denny Monce, Danny Doyle; Trombones: Wade Eisinger, Milas Yoes, Benjie Messer, Richard Lillard; Rhythm: Shea Marshall-piano, Steve Himmelstein-guitar, Jon Murray-bass, Ken French-drums;special Guest: Dennis Rowland-vocals THE NEW GUARD BIG BAND is Phoenix’s premiere jazz orchestra, …

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East Valley Jazz Cooperative

EVJC Sapphire Ensemble & Indigo Big Band The East Valley Jazz Cooperative Sapphire Ensemble (directed by Paul Brewer) and the Indigo Big Band (led by Russell Schmidt) share a matinee date at The Nash. The Sapphire Ensemble (a nonet) will perform West Coast/Cool Jazz classics, while the Indigo Big Band will perform music by Duke …

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West Valley Jazz Cooperative

WVJC Cerulean Big Band The West Valley Jazz Cooperative Cerulean Big Band, a 16-piece ensemble comprised of outstanding west side music students in grades 8 through 12, performs an early matinee concert featuring works by notable big band writers including Neal Hefti and Oliver Nelson. The band is directed by Russell Schmidt. Additionally, a number …

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