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During our first ten years, the three Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands:

  • Toured Europe in July of 2011, performing 5 times in Switzerland, France, and the Netherlands, including a performance at the Montreux jazz festival.
  • Performed to a packed house at the Dakota Jazz Club captured live on a DVD.
  • Performed fourteen concerts for hundreds of people at Famous Dave's in Minneapolis.
  • Received standing ovations at district jazz festivals.
  • Performed numerous concerts for enthusiastic audiences in auditorium settings.
  • Recorded 7 professional quality studio CDs and 5 DVDs.

In addition, many different combos comprised of students from our big bands participated
in our concerts.

Click here for some photos of our bands in action!

2010-2011 Season

 

Recorded at Edina South View Middle School and Apple Valley High School.

©2011 Youth in Jazz Inc., a non-profit educational organization.

 

 
Minnesota Youth Jazz
2010-2011 Season
CD1 - Wednesday Evening Ensemble I
01. Splanky
02. Groove Merchant
03. Napier
04. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
05. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
06. There's the Rub
07. Rhapsody in Blue
08. Awful Coffee
09. Ciribiribin
10. Floating Home
11. Michelangelo
CD2 - Wednesday Evening Ensemble II
01. Straighten Up and Fly Right
02. Blusette
03. Hunting Wabbits
04. The Mooche
05. Carnival Del Sol
06. Sing, Sing,Sing
Saturday Morning Ensemble
07. Vine Street Rumble
08. Zsa Zsa Queen
09. Embracable You
10. Maiden Voyage
11. Check Your Swing
12. Open Country
13. Running of the Bulls

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To purchase, send a check payable to "Youth in Jazz" for $15.00. Includes Shipping & Handling. All procceds from CD sales support Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands.

Send check to:
Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands
950 Scenic Dr.
Shoreview MN 55126

2009-2010 Season
Minnesota Youth Jazz Band CD - 2009 - 2010

 

Recorded at Edina South View Middle School and Apple Valley High School.

©2010 Youth in Jazz Inc., a non-profit educational organization.

 

 

 
Minnesota Youth Jazz
2009-2010 Season
CD1 - Wednesday Evening Ensemble I
01. Friend Like Me
02. Cute
03. Minuano
04. Love for Sale
05. I Remember Clifford
06. Point of No Return
07. Hunting Wabbits
08. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
09. Fun Time
10. Spain
11. High Maintenance
12. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
CD2 - Wednesday Evening Ensemble II
01. Bye Bye Blackbird
02. Hot House
03. I Remember Clifford
04. Just Friends
05. Samba De Los Gatos
06. Count Bubba's Revenge
Saturday Morning Ensemble
07. Horsepower
08. Bone Busters
09. Grooved Pavement
10. Yardbird Suite
11. Sammy's Corner
12. I Let a Song Out of My Heart

Download Winamp Player

Sound Samples in MP3 Format

To purchase, send a check payable to "Youth in Jazz" for $15.00. Includes Shipping & Handling. All procceds from CD sales support Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands.

Send check to:
Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands
950 Scenic Dr.
Shoreview MN 55126

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