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VJC Sapphire Big Band: Winter Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Ravenscroft presents the Valley Jazz Cooperative‚Äôs Sapphire Big Band, under the direction of Russell Schmidt. The Sapphire Big Band will perform music by Luiz¬† Bonf√°, Billy Petito, and Billy Strayhorn. Additionally, the program will being with a few¬† combo selections by VJC program participants, performing pieces by Fats Waller and¬† others.¬† Lobby doors open at…

$5

VJC Sapphire Big Band: Winter Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Ravenscroft presents the Valley Jazz Cooperative‚Äôs Sapphire Big Band, under the direction of Russell Schmidt. The Sapphire Big Band will perform music by Luiz¬† Bonf√°, Billy Petito, and Billy Strayhorn. Additionally, the program will being with a few¬† combo selections by VJC program participants, performing pieces by Fats Waller and¬† others.¬† Lobby doors open at…

$5

VJC Indigo Big Band: Winter Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Ravenscroft presents the Valley Jazz Cooperative‚Äôs Indigo Big Band, under the direction of Russell Schmidt. The Indigo Big Band will perform music by Neal¬† Hefti, Billy Strayhorn and Mary Lou Williams. Additionally, the program will being with a¬† few combo selections by VJC program participants, performing pieces by Jerome Kern and others.¬† Lobby doors open…

$5

VJC Indigo Big Band: Winter Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Ravenscroft presents the Valley Jazz Cooperative‚Äôs Indigo Big Band, under the direction of Russell Schmidt. The Indigo Big Band will perform music by Neal¬† Hefti, Billy Strayhorn and Mary Lou Williams. Additionally, the program will being with a¬† few combo selections by VJC program participants, performing pieces by Jerome Kern and others.¬† Lobby doors open…

$5

VJC Spotlight Concert – Featuring Tito Carrillo (Benefit for Abounding Service)

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

VJC Spotlight Concert - Featuring Tito Carrillo¬† The¬†Valley Jazz Cooperative Sapphire and Indigo Big Bands will share the stage for the final time this season, joined by guest trumpeter Tito Carrillo. The program will include music by Duke Ellington, Bill Holman,¬†John Scofield, Jueun Seok, and Mary Lou Williams. This year‚Äôs VJC¬†Spotlight Concert is also a…

$20

VJC Spotlight Concert – Featuring Tito Carrillo (Benefit for Abounding Service)

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

VJC Spotlight Concert - Featuring Tito Carrillo¬† The¬†Valley Jazz Cooperative Sapphire and Indigo Big Bands will share the stage for the final time this season, joined by guest trumpeter Tito Carrillo. The program will include music by Duke Ellington, Bill Holman,¬†John Scofield, Jueun Seok, and Mary Lou Williams. This year‚Äôs VJC¬†Spotlight Concert is also a…

$20

VJC Alumni Band

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

VJC Alumni Band Ravenscroft presents the VJC Alumni Band, under the direction of Russell Schmidt. The ensemble features talented young musicians who were previously members of the Valley Jazz Cooperative during their high school years. The Alumni Band presents one concert annually, allowing these creative artists to reconnect and make music once more. The concert…

$10

VJC Alumni Band

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

VJC Alumni Band Ravenscroft presents the VJC Alumni Band, under the direction of Russell Schmidt. The ensemble features talented young musicians who were previously members of the Valley Jazz Cooperative during their high school years. The Alumni Band presents one concert annually, allowing these creative artists to reconnect and make music once more. The concert…

$10

VJC Winter Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Valley Jazz Cooperative Winter Performance The Valley Jazz Cooperative‚Äôs three jazz ensembles offer their Winter Performance in Ravenscroft Hall, their first VJC concert of the year. Appearing on the program are the Cerulean and Indigo Big Bands, led by Russell Schmidt, and the Sapphire Big Band, under the direction of Paul Brewer. VJC student ensembles…

$10

VJC Spring Performance

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Valley Jazz Cooperative Spring Performance The Valley Jazz Cooperative‚Äôs Indigo and Cerulean Big Bands present their¬†Spring Performance in Ravenscroft Hall on Saturday, April 6th at 7pm. Both ensembles are directed by VJC Founder Russell Schmidt. VJC student groups typically perform a wide variety of repertoire, mixing selections from historically significant composers such as Benny Carter,…

$10

Jazzbird Nights: VJC SENIOR SHOWCASE FEATURING JOHN WOJCIECHOWSKI (BENEFIT FOR HART PANTRY)

Jazzbird 8445 E. Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Friday, May 3rd, at 7:00pm, Jazzbird welcomes MSW‚Äôs Valley Jazz Cooperative alongside guest artist John Wojciechowski (Benefit for HART Pantry). Featured artists (first set) include: VJC¬†Senior Showcase Outstanding seniors from MSW‚Äôs Valley Jazz Cooperative program perform combo jazz alongside guest artist John Wojciechowski and leading area jazz musicians. Featured artists (second set) include: John Wojciechowski…

$16 ‚Äď $28

VJC SPOTLIGHT CONCERT FEATURING JOHN WOJCIECHOWSKI (BENEFIT FOR HART PANTRY)

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

VJC Spotlight Concert Featuring John Wojciechowski (Benefit for HART Pantry) The¬†ensembles of the Valley Jazz Cooperative educational program will share the stage for the final time this season, joined by guest saxophonist John Wojciechowski.¬†The Sapphire Ensemble (led by Paul Brewer) and the Cerulean and Indigo Big Bands (directed by Russell Schmidt) will play a wide-ranging…

$20

VJC Alumni Band

Ravenscroft Hall 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Valley Jazz Cooperative Alumni Band An annual highlight of the Valley Jazz Cooperative program, the VJC Alumni Band returns to the Ravenscroft Hall stage on Saturday, June 29th at 7pm! The jazz ensemble, under the direction of Russell Schmidt, features talented young musicians who were previously members of the VJC during their high school years.…

$20