The Richland Academy of the Arts (RAA) is proud to introduce the RAA Big Band, led by Music Director Paul Martin. This is a unique multi-generational jazz ensemble that focuses on the great big band music from the 1940's through the present day. Students will learn about the music of the great big bands, including the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, and Stan Kenton...just to name a few! Participation in the RAA Big Band is by audition or invitation.
This is a tuition free opportunity. Support for this program is provided by The Gimbel Foundation.
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