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Local Orchestra Performs Big Band Sounds With Modern Compositions

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Aired 4/19/09

Originally aired March 25, 2008.

Maureen Cavanaugh : North County’s Miracosta College is taking its music students out of the classroom and into the concert hall. Conductor Mario Gonzalez has helped create the Miracosta Latin Jazz Orchestra , an ensemble of both students and community musicians that is blowing audiences away. They've been playing a number of local venues and now we are pleased to have the full 22-piece orchestra with us to perform.

Guests

  • Mario Gonzalez , director of the Miracosta Latin Jazz Orchestra. He's also a musician and currently plays trumpet in Sheila E 's band. 

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