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The Arizona Jazz Masterworks Orchestra is an organization of the finest musicians and the most accomplished jazz soloists in the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. Performance credits by the musicians encompass all classical, pop, contemporary and jazz idioms. These musicians have performed with everyone from the Royal London Ballet and the Phoenix Symphony to Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis and Al Jarreau. Musicians of the Arizona Jazz Masterworks Orchestra are commonly found in the orchestra pits of Valley theaters, lead their own small jazz groups and have released numerous CDs as leaders and are present on many other local and national recordings and tours. Orchestra members are not only musician/artists but are also music educators, teaching privately, in public schools, colleges and universities.
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Jazz in Arizona
Jazz in Arizona (Jazz in AZ) is committed to the presentation of LIVE JAZZ -- America's original art form -- and to cultivating future jazz musicians, educators and audiences through education, scholarship and community outreach programs.