Congratulations to the Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Big Band for their second place finish in the Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band” competition over the weekend in NYC! Congratulations on your excellent performances, outstanding soloist awards, and Aubrey Martin’s Ella Fitzgerald Award.
2:00 pm Cass Preston Memorial Celebration @ Dunbar Pavilion
Cass Preston Memorial Celebration @ Dunbar Pavilion
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
I’m sorry to say our dear friend and fellow musician Cass Preston (1929-2023) has recently passed on April 4. He was 93 years of age, a lifetime Tucsonan, and a Tucson music icon. He was[...]