Desert City Jazz has openings for a trumpeter and pianist.
We play fun, challenging contemporary charts (Gordon Goodwin, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Kubis, etc.) plus some classic big band music (Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, etc.) so you should be a good reader.
For the trumpet chair, the ability to improvise is not required, but if you want solos, you’ll get them.
For the piano, some improvisational skill is required along with the ability to read chord changes and “comp.”
Look around this website to learn more about the band, and use the “Join the Band” tab to indicate your interest or ask questions.
Desert City Jazz’s parent organization, Desert Overture Live Cultural Entertainment, Inc. (DOLCE) has just launched a member program which will benefit both Desert City Jazz and our sister band, Desert Overture.
The Desert Overture Member Program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals/couples and businesses to contribute to our success and receive benefits and recognition for your contribution. Every contribution level includes vouchers for concert tickets that can be used for any concerts in our 2017-2018 season (December 2017 – September 2018) in any combination (excluding special fundraising events).
As an arts organization, our gift to the community is unique. We provide a venue for LGBTQ and straight musicians to come together and perform quality entertainment that everyone can enjoy. As a member, you are actively supporting arts in the LGBTQ community and beyond.
- All donors will be listed in each Desert Overture concert program and on our website for the season
- Vouchers may be used for either Desert Overture or Desert City Jazz concerts (excluding special fundraising events).
- Vouchers can be used at any time during the 2017-2018 season (December 2017 – September 2018).
The portion of your donation which exceeds the value of the benefits you will receive is deductible for tax purposes.
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