Feel the rhythm with MWF Jazz Band

Trumpet player David Villarreal performs in the spring concert to wrap up the semester.

Del Mar College’s MWF Jazz Band took the stage to end the spring semester on a smooth note. 

Saxophone player Mikayla Garza takes part in her last performance before graduating.

With solo moments within ensemble pieces, the band gave a performance that jazzed up the night and for some musicians it was there final bow and last concert before graduation.

“It felt so good. It felt like I was back home doing what I’m supposed to be doing,” said Mikayla Garza, a music education instrumental major. 

The MWF Jazz Band is under the direction of Assistant ProfessorDaniel Miller. 

According to Miller jazz is the birthright of all Americans.

“It was birthed here for us, to dance, to feel it in our soul,” said Miller. 

Director Daniel Miller and the jazz band perform pieces by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Benny Goodman, Doug Beach and others captivating the audience on April 27 in the Richardson Performance Hall.

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