Giant Steps Jazz Program

Catalina HS Auditorium – 2/20/24
Mr. Jeff Marchant – Director
  • Rincon/University Jazz II
    • Blues For Fanglord – Chris Sharp
      • Milo Fox – Trumpet, Diego Valencia – Tenor
    • The Mudbug Strut – Paul Baker
      • Julian Osuna – Trombone, Dom Redondo – Clarinet, Quinten Wang – Alto, Milo Fox – Trumpet, Molly Wheeler – Drums
    • Work Song – Nat Adderley, arr. Erik Morales
      • Isaac Lee – Bari, Mr. Morani Sanders – Trumpet, Quinten Wang – Alto
    • Arnge Drank (Orange Juice with an Attitude – Paul Baker
      • Jayden Washington – Trumpet, Julian Osuna – Trombone, Mr. Morani Sanders – Trumpet
  • Rincon/University Jazz I
    • An Open and Shut Case – Paul Baker
      • David Nguyen – Tenor, Selvin Hamm – Trumpet
    • The Spirit Is Willing – Sammy Nestico
      • Xavier Burruel-Magallanez – Trombone
    • Nasty Blues – Mike Carubia
      • Emy Pacheco – Piano, Mr. Morani Sanders – Trumpet, Helen Wilson – Bari, Apollo Torres – Bass
    • Lament – J.J. Johnson arr. Mike Tomaro
      • Emy Pacheco – Piano
    • Swami Ladd’s K-A Wontons – Ladd McIntosh
      • Selvin Hamm – Trumpet, Mr. Morani Sanders – Trumpet
    • Long Distance Runaround/The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus) – Jon Anderson arr. Ryan Fraley
      • Allegra Canelos – Vocal, Kevin Bates – Guitar, David Nguyen – Soprano Sax
    • One For the ‘Box – Monika Herzwig
      • J.J. Dimas – Tenor, Mr. Morani Sanders – Trumpet, Zayden Morgan – Trombone, Joshua Parker – Trombone
    • Armando’s Rhumba – Chick Corea arr. Mike Tomaro
      • Selvin Hamm – Trumpet, David Nguyen – Tenor, Mr. Morani Sanders – Trumpet
Jazz IJazz II
Alto SaxAlto Sax
Ezme DuranQuinten Wang
Kevin BatesNolan Bargas
Martin Barnby
Tenor Sax
David NguyenTenor Sax
J.J. DimasDominique Redondo
Diego Valencia
Bari Sax
Helen WilsonBari Sax
Isaac Lee
TrumpetLuzero Duran
Kaleb White
Selvin HamTrumpet
Rachel ZhengAndres Torres
Brennan BrownMilo Fox
Amber BrownKirsten Reeves
Andrew Altwegg
TromboneRenee Cajigas
Zayden MorganJayden Washington
Xavier Burruel-Magallanez
R.J. RodriguezTrombone
Joshua ParkerWillow Schorr
Julian Osuna
RhythmRocco Anaya
Emy Pacheco – PianoJacob LaMasney
Allegra Canelos – Guitar, VocalWill Hetschel
Apollo Torres – Bass
Michael Jurkowitz – DrumsetRhythm
Rohan Rajagopal – Piano
Austin Shaloo – Piano
Nicholas Hishaw – Piano
Nathan Hirshman – Piano
Ethan Brisendine – Guitar
Andy Rohde – Bass
Dennis Ayala – Bass
Molly Wheeler – Drumset
Alariah Citron – Drumset

RUHS Jazz Would Like To Thank

Alissa Welch, Pablo Madrid, Carolyn JonesRincon HS Principals
Alberto Ranjel, Andrea Evans, Jeanette Apaez-GutierrezUniversity HS Principals
James MarquesRUHS Engineer
Manny ArandaDurazo Construction Site Manager
Mr. PhillipsDirector of Bands/Sound
Wendy SwarzVice President – Fundraising
Krista ProvenzanoGiant Steps Committee
Rachel ShupeVolunteer Coordinator
Kendra CitronRUMBA President/Photography

Rincon/University Band Staff

Mr. MarchantDirector of Bands
Mr. PhillipsDirector of Bands
Mrs. SpencerRUHS Band Administrator
Ms. HamiltonColor Guard Director
Thanks to Antonio Heredia and the amazing members of the Catalina High School Band helped make tonight’s concert possible!
Thank you to RUMBA and all the parents and volunteers who support our outstanding band program. Through your help, tax credits and countless hours of work you make our band program the best it can be!

Important Upcoming Dates

  • 2/24 Guard @ Gilbert HS and Percussion @ Casa Grande HS
  • 3/1 Area Concert Festival @ Catalina Foothills HS
  • 3/2 Guard @ Eastmark HS and Percussion @Desert Ridge HS for WGI Regional
  • 3/7 Area Jazz Festival @ UofA
  • 3/9 All-State Auditions @ Gilbert
  • 3/9 Guard @ Mountain View HS Tucson

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