The December holiday concert series has been full of wonderful music. The amazing musicians have wowed us once again. I am in awe of the musical talents of the following groups. If any of the groups are playing near you, I suggest you check them out.
Violin Holiday Music
Annice Jones is a talented violinist. She shared her holiday music with us during a daytime concert. The background of the huge decorated tree added to the ambiance. To connect with Annice visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annicejones/
Young Sounds of Arizona Jazz Concert
Three groups (5 O’clock band, 6 O’clock band, and the 7 O’clock band) played for us at a day time concert. Young Sounds of Arizona is comprised of ~ 40 high school-aged students. The students are from schools in the greater Phoenix area. It is a non-profit organization and they “provide community outreach, which includes music clinics for young musicians, a summer jazz camp, and scholarships for advanced musical educations.”
This concert was full of Jazz music. The students shared their improvisation skills and a bit of signing too. To learn more about Young Sounds of Arizona visit http://www.youngsounds.org/
Suede Blue Holiday Concert
Suede Blue is made up of guitarist Sandy Alcarese, bassist and vocalist Jerry Johnson, and vocalist Arlean Pfeil. This was a day concert as well. They shared holiday songs.
Jazz Pianist Nick Manson
Nick played an evening of jazz on the piano. Nick Manson is a two-time Emmy Award-winning multifaceted musician. He is also a composer, arranger, and producer. To learn more about Nick visit: https://www.spectrasonics.net/company/artists/artist.php?id=56
Holiday Concert Series in San Tan Valley, Arizona
Whether it is during the holidays or any time of year, we love to visit new venues. There are so many different genres of music to hear. How often for you get to listen to live music?