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Mission Driven

by YMCA Center For the Creative Arts

Bringing back the great music of big band, jazz and blues, these kids from the YMCA play well above their years. The winners of numerous festivals and awards, the YMCA Center For the Creative Arts is an up and coming program creating future jazz greats.
Genre: Jazz: Big Band
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1. Back Home In Indiana YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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2. La Noche' Del Burrito Picante' YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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3. Got Rhythm YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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4. A Time To Say Goodbye YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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5. Katrina YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Wind Ensemble
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6. Children of Sanchez YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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7. Hocus Pocus YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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8. Mercy, Mercy, Mercy YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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9. Bad Attitude YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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10. Opus In Chartreuce YMCA Center for the Creative Arts Jazz Band
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11. Finn-Tee-Lee Blues YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Combo
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12. Buddha Blend YMCA Center For the Creative Arts Jazz Combo
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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This is the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley, Inc.’s first recording or a three-recording project for the period 2006-2008. This recording captures our students in various forms from small combos to large ensembles, live from Rome Free Academy. All ensembles were directed by Scott Rutledge, Director of Music. The songs chosen for this recording are in our standard repertoire and focus on our great interest in jazz and big band music. We were fortunate enough to have had a strong beginning, highlighted by New Orleans legendary trumpeter Leroy Jones, who wrote and performed on two of the songs, “Katrina” and “Finn-Tee-Lee Blues”. Katrina was written by Leroy shortly after Hurricane Katrina and shows the true spirit of the composition through its haunting, yet beautiful melody. Our students have won numerous awards over their short history, through the work and support of many people. The YMCA’s mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that help build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We believe this project, along with the next two, clearly show that our students, staff, volunteers, and supports are “Mission Driven”.


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Sheila Mundo


Love it!! What talent - A must have.