- Donny Thompson, M.S., NPA
Enjoy our FREE Virtual Concert from the Las Vegas Youth Jazz Orchestra!
Seasons Greetings from Jazz Outreach Initiative! We had an outstanding semester with the Las Vegas Youth Jazz Orchestra! We have more to come before the end of this year to bring JOI to you and yours this holiday season. But for now, please enjoy our holiday virtual concert featuring students of the Las Vegas Youth Jazz Orchestra with special surprise guest recording artist, Veronica Swift!
These amazing young musicians play 3 songs: Splanky by Neal Hefti Spare Rib Supper by Chuck Dalton Yes Sir, That's My Baby - featuring the incredible Veronica Swift singing with LVYJO student Raymond Ortiz.
And Veronica reveals an extra surprise for everyone during the song!
The concert includes excerpts of roundtable sessions with Dennis Mackrel (formerly with Count Basie Orchestra), Chuck Dalton (composer of Spare Rib Supper) and Sherman Irby - lead alto sax with The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and arranger of Yes Sir, That's My Baby.