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Camarillo Community Band 34th Summer Concert Season

July 11, 2019: We are delighted to welcome back Mr. Robert Hackett. He received his B.A. in Music Education and his Credential from California State University, Northridge. He is currently the Music Director at Agoura High School where he is the Director of the Concert and Jazz Bands. He spent the previous two years doubling the music program at Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, California. Before that he taught in Colorado, where his bands were top five in state finals two years in a row. His Colorado wind ensemble was selected to the State Concert Band Festival, and the jazz program more than doubled in size. Mr. Hackett was the Director of Bands at Moorpark High School for fifteen years, where the band program tripled in size and his bands consistently received superior ratings. Mr. Hackett was recognized in 2005 as Director of the Year in Ventura County. As a performer, Mr. Hackett plays clarinet and saxophone with the Gold Coast Wind Ensemble, the Clyde Reisinger Big Band, and Equinox Tentet. He is a member of the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA), California Band Directors Association (CBDA), California Music Educators Association (CMEA), and California Teachers Association (CTA). He is an active clinician and judge in SCSBOA and in jazz festivals. Mr. Hackett also directs the Conejo Valley Community Concert and Jazz Bands. -- Citizens Journal

V Jazz Show Campinas Will Have 39 Eight-Day Programming Activities

SÁBADO 29/06/19 – na Battataria (Av. Albino J. B. de Oliveira, 2297. Barão Geraldo)*entrada R$15,00 21h30 – BRUNO MANGUEIRA convida KIM PENSYL (USA)Bruno Mangueira, guitarrista, viveu em Campinas onde concluiu os cursos de bacharelado, mestrado e doutorado em Música pela Unicamp. Residiu também nas cidades de São Paulo, Nova Iorque e Cincinnati (EUA), onde desenvolveu parte de seu doutorado como pesquisador visitante na University of Cincinnati. Participou de shows e gravações no Brasil, Estados Unidos e França, ao lado de artistas como Zizi Possi, Leila Pinheiro, Toninho Horta, Nelson Ayres, Gilson Peranzzetta, Paulo Jobim, Alaíde Costa, Jamelão, Filó Machado, Mauro Senise, Vinícius Dorin, Sizão Machado, Helio Alves, Phil DeGreg, Rick DellaRatta, Mandy Gaines, Kim Pensyl, Paul Keller, Leonardo Montana, Bruno Schorp e Fred Pasqua. Apresentou-se como solista junto a orquestras sinfônicas e big bands brasileiras e norte-americanas. Realizou trabalhos de arranjo e direção musical para CDs, DVD e espetáculos, além de ter composições e arranjos executados por orquestras e big bands em diversas cidades brasileiras e norte-americanas. Atualmente Bruno acompanha a cantora Zizi Possi. Neste show, Bruno convida o norte-americano Kim Pensy. Pianista de jazz e new age, estudou na Ohio State University e a University of California, Northridge, para a pós-graduação e teve vários CDs produzidos pela Shanachie Records. Trabalhou em bandas com Al Hirt, Don Ellis, Hubert Laws, Gerald Wilson e Guy Lombardo. -- Z1Portal - Brazil (in Portuguese)

Pianist Eric Reed

In May 1986, at Colburn School, Reed met Wynton Marsalis, a meeting that would greatly help his career. At the age of 18, for one year studying at California State University, Northridge, Reed had a tour with Marsalis. He joined Septet Marsalis a year later, and worked with him from 1990 to 1991 (from 1991-1992 he worked with Joe Henderson and Freddie Hubbard) which continued from 1992 to 1995. He then worked with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra for two years. (1996-1998), and led his own group in 1999. -- Warta Jazz (in Indonesian)

Local businessman touched many lives

The avid reader and history buff began his career in the United States Navy working on a nuclear submarine. He then attended the University of Colorado and graduated from Cal State Northridge with a degree in Mathematics. Computer science preceded his real estate career. -- The Coast News

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