On Sunday, December 18 at 5:00 pm the Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra will be giving a free concert at Plaza Caracol. Listen for them around Radio Shack.
Enjoy some musical fun while Christmas shopping, buying groceries for your Holiday dinner, or paying your TelMex bill.
The "Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra" or "Pata Salada Orquesta de Jazz" (SPJO) is a Big Band style orchestra mostly consisting of young musicians learning improvisation. Inspired by the Puerto Vallarta Big Band, the Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra started as a youth-based workshop where any and all musicians can come and feel free to express themselves artistically through improvisation. The program has an academic base of jazz history, theory, and ensemble. The group is open to more than just traditional jazz instruments, having violin, flute, and clarinet, always included in the ensemble. The program has a focus on teaching individuals to be themselves, be proud of who they are and what they can create in the moment, while having fun. The program is also free to anyone locally who would like to hear and learn about jazz and if you can play an instrument you can play with us. The Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra is a privately funded program that relies on fund raisers and donations from the community for financial support. The Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra is honored to be the first youth-based jazz orchestra in Puerto Vallarta and will continue to be a proud part of this great community. Founder and Music Director of SPJO is Victor Kris.
In keeping with the Holiday spirit, it would be great if you throw some donation pesos into the tip jar.
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