KUVO Studio Club: High School / Collegiate Series - The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars | June 12

Jun 8, 2018

KUVO is delighted to host The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Tuesday, June 12 at 7 pm with host Geoff Anderson. The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars, composed of Denver metro musicians from ten various middle and high schools, has been in existence since October 2009. The main sponsor of the All-Stars is the Denver Jazz Club. Denver Percussion also sponsors the band. The All-Stars perform during breaks of the professional bands at each Denver Jazz Club monthly session. The band has been featured with many professional bands including the 101st Colorado Army Dixieland Band, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Your Fathers Mustache Band, and the Queen City Jazz Band. The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars have performed at the Evergreen Jazz Festival, the Denver Vintage Jazz Festival, the Sacramento Jazz Festival, the Montreux, Switzerland Jazz Festival, the Assisi, Italy Music Festival, the Umbria, Italy Jazz Festival, and the Expo in Citta Festival (Milan, Italy). The All-Stars have also performed on concert tours to New Orleans and New York City. The band was recently featured in Seton Hall University's Concert Series (New Jersey), back in March. They will also be performing on another concert tour to New York City in July.

Director: Dr. Ed Cannava
Ellington Jenkins, Clarinet/Vocals, Senior, DPS Online HS
Ivan Martin, Clarinet, Sophomore, Chatfield HS
Charles Gamble, Tenor Sax, Junior, East HS
Nathan Bailey, Tenor Sax, Sophomore, Chatfield HS
Kiyah Vizzi, Trumpet/Vocals, Junior, Thornton HS
Abby Husted, Trumpet, 8th Grader, Deer Creek MS
Benj Wilkin, Trombone, Senior, Kennedy HS
Thomas Neal, Trombone, Sophomore, Douglas County HS
Steve Pitchford, Banjo, Sophomore, Bear Creek HS
Antonio Giovanetti, Piano/Vocals, Sophomore, Bear Creek HS
Eli Baumgarten, Piano, Junior, Lakewood HS
Ben Husted, Bass, Junior, Chatfield HS
Benji Robinson, Drums, Senior, Centaurus HS

Studio Club Members: Please contact Arvida arvida@kuvo.org to reserve seats for you and a guest. Not in the Studio Club? Learn how to join here.

Thanks to our Studio Sponsors: Classic Pianos, Denver Piano Tuning, Drum City Guitarland, Flesher-Hinton Music Company, Listen Up and Original Pasquini's

The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars 2018