Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Mother's Day Big Band Concert

On Sunday, May 13th at 3PM at The Tucson Temple of Music and Art (330 South Scott Avenue), the Arizona Jazz Academy will present a very special big band tribute to mothers everywhere!

Featuring the award winning Arizona Jazz Academy Big Bands including the Kenton Band, The Basie Band, The Ellington Band, The Fletcher Henderson Band and MORE performing jazz and big band hits of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, this big band tribute has something for everyone who loves jazz and mothers!

Mother’s Day Gift Package:
Every mother or grandmother who attends this concert will receive a beautiful gift package that includes a long stem red rose, chocolate covered strawberries, a $25 gift certificate to Metropolis Salons and more!

The AJA Big Bands have won awards throughout the world and having toured throughout the United States, France, Switzerland and Spain. The AJA Big Bands have just been invited back to Europe by the Montreux Jazz Festival, The Paris Jazz Festival and The North Sea jazz Festival to perform summer of 2008. They have also been invited to perform this summer of 2007 in the Montreal and Quebec Jazz Festivals in Canada. In the past five years the Arizona Jazz Academy bands have won more ensemble and individual awards than any other student or professional jazz group in the United States.

Special Guest Artists:
Special guests at the concert will include James Williams on trumpet and trombone, Scott Black on bass, Neamen Lyles on alto sax and Doug Tidaback on trombone.

Tickets are only $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. Tickets available at the door or by calling 622-2823.


At 10:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great to see family jazz events like this in Tucson!


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