New York-based jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig is considered one of the world”s complete jazz musicians, atop both the performing and jazz educational ﬁelds with an abundance of composer and arranger credits, as well. To date, he has released 20 recordings as a leader in addition to contributing to nearly 200 other recording sessions with some of the most notable artists in jazz.
Join us for an evening of swinging traditional Big Band Jazz, featuring compositions and arrangements from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini, and more on Thursday, February 9 at ASU Kerr Cultural Center in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Auditions for 2011-2012 will be at the AFM Hall 1202 E Oak Street Phoenix, AZ 85006
Brass and Rhythm auditions will be Saturday, 9/10 from 2pm-6pm and Monday 9/12 from 6pm-9pm Woodwinds auditions are scheduled for Saturday 9/17 10am-3pm Additional times will be available on Monday, 9/19 from 6pm-9pm
First Young Sounds Rehearsals for the 2011-2012 season are scheduled for October 7.
Lewis Nash, an alumni of Young Sounds, recently played drums for recording sessions of arrangements by Phoenix”s Bob Freedman with Ron Carter in New York. Bob sent this photo of Ron and himself in front of “one of the best bands I”ve ever had the pleasure of being involved with”.