ELAC’s jazz band aims to satisfy the audience

By Travion James The East Los Angeles College Jazz Band left those in attendance satisfied with a lively performance at the S2 Recital Hall on May 9. The Recital Hall provided a platform for talented musicians to play a wide range of jazz music. Hands clapped the whole night and audience members even recorded parts of the show on their smart phones. The four-piece band features Alex Quiroz on leader…

May 16, 2014

East LA College First Friday Jazz Series ends with sweet sounds of soul

By Sergio Berrueta       The East Los Angeles College First Friday Jazz Series ended with a concert bang with the ELAC Jazz Band finally taking the spotlight. Music Director and instructor Bob Dawson led the band kicking off with the Buddy Rich classic “Monitor Theme,” which set the tone for the night. The night was filled with rousing songs from classic jazz standards, blues, R&B and funk. Dawson…

December 5, 2012