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Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars

June 17, 2023 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm

2199 California St.
Denver, Colorado 80205 United States

Director: Dr. Ed Cannava
The Denver Jazz Club Youth All-Stars has been in existence since 2009. Denver Percussion and the
Denver Jazz Club 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 Preservation Hall Jazz Band and 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 Sacramento Hot Jazz Jubilee, the Montreux, Switzerland Jazz Festival, the Assisi, Italy Music
Festival, the Umbria, Italy Jazz Festival, the Expo in Citta Festival (Milan, Italy), and the Kongsberg,
Norway Jazz Festival. The All-Stars have also performed on concert tours to New Orleans and New York
City. The band has been featured in Seton Hall University’s Concert Series (New Jersey). The Denver Jazz
Club Youth All-Stars recently performed on a European performance tour in July, 2022. They performed
2 nights at the Tunnel-Vienna-Live-Club with the Blue Special Dixieland All Stars; in the Umbria, Italy
International Jazz Festival; and at the Assisi, Italy Music Festival. The band most recently performed in
the February 2023 Sounds of Mardi Gras Jazz Festival in Fresno, California. The DJC Youth All-Stars will
be performing on a Concert Tour to New York City in June 2023.
Personnel:
Clarinet: Joanna Toy, Senior, Golden HS
Tenor Sax: Lena Musson, Junior, Chatfield HS
Trombone: Luna Kangley, Junior, Castle View HS
Banjo: Joey Crooks, Senior, East HS
Piano: Sebastian Maa, Freshman, Denver School of the Arts
Bass: Caedon Hynum, Sophomore, Lutheran HS
Drums: Bennett Miller, Senior, East HS