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MHCC: Masterclass with Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Musicians

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Mt. Hood Community College Music
26000 SE Stark St.

Feb. 21, 2019, 1 p.m.

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra is the current title for a band that began its life as Thad Jones/Mel Lewis and The Jazz Orchestra in 1966 and has performed continuously over 50 years.

The VJO is performing as part of this year’s line-up for the PDX Jazz Festival. Prior to their sound check, trumpeter Terell Stafford and drummer John Riley will hold an open masterclass at Mt. Hood Community College from 1-3pm in AC2102 (band room).

Information regarding the VJO’s performance at the PDX Jazz Festival is available at