NMSA Jazz Combo Students Chosen as Finalists in the New York Jazz Festival

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Abiquiu local Rio Manzanares (in the red tie) is the bassist for the New Mexico School for the Arts Jazz Combo, a finalist for the 2019 New York City Jazz Festival. 

NMSA Jazz Combo Students Chosen as Finalists in the New York Jazz Festival

The New Mexico School for the Arts Jazz Combo, under the direction of Mr. Orlando Madrid, has been invited to perform as a finalist for the 2019 New York City Jazz Festival.  The group was selected for this prestigious honor as one of 25 ensembles across the country.

The performance takes place on April 14 at Symphony Hall in New York City. Abiquiu local Rio Manzanares is the bassist for the combo.

The NMSA Music Department is seeking donations to ensure its students can take part in this opportunity. The funds raised will cover traveling, lodging and registration fees for the trip. Donations of every size are welcome and greatly appreciated. Click to make a donation.