Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra at The Nash

Mike Vax uploaded this event on October 5, 2018


The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 795-0464


Sun, October 21, 2018
3:00 pm



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Stan Kenton was the last major jazz band leader to emerge from the Big Band era of 1935-45. His music was hailed by fans as a progressive alliance between jazz and classical music – and always ahead of its time. Trumpeter Mike Vax, who served The Kenton band as first trumpet, soloist, road manager and co-leader, continues to honor and amplify Kenton’s enduring legacy through the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra, which blends themes from the Kenton book with sparkling new compositions. The band is also committed to talking about the importance of jazz heritage in America and bringing jazz music to young people through an ambitious nation-wide schedule of clinics and concerts...

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