Upcoming Events:

Young Lions Series Presented By Gilbert Castellanos – Ava & the Fried Donuts

Date: March 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

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Ava & the Fried Donuts
(Sunday 5:30pm Ensemble)
Instructor – Gilbert Castellanos

Taylor Bailey – Sax (Alto)
Benjamin Delgado – Trumpet
Catie Murphy – Drums
Ava Perez – Bass
Monica Rabin – Guitar
Benjamin Shimabukuro – Piano
Piatt Pund – Violin

3 Ensembles Showcase (Presented By Rob Thorsen)

Date: April 14, 2019

Time: 3:30 to 5:30 PM

Location: Dizzy’s (1717 Morena Blvd, San Diego 92110)

Rob Thorsen proudly presents his three YLJC Ensembles at Dizzy’s! The EarlyBirds, TwoByFive, and Take10 will each perform a 30 minutes set! Come out and enjoy some Sunday afternoon jazz and support these hard working young musicians!

Sunday April 14th
3:30 to 5:30 PM
Location – Dizzy’s (1717 Morena Blvd, San Diego 92110)

Price $15 General / $10 students / All YLJC students FREE
FYI – cash or venmo only

Proceeds will go to the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory

The EarlyBirds:
(Saturday 9:00 AM Ensemble)
Cole Barbara – Trombone
Banyan Brown – Bass
Emiliano Garcia – Drums
Clarence McDuffie – Trumpet
Audra Orozco – Guitar
Miguel Talamantez – Sax (Alto)

TwoByFive:
(Sat. 11:00 AM Ensemble)
Yigithan Ali Bal – Piano
Maxim Bregman – Trumpet
Benjamin Peng – Sax (Tenor)
Ethan Uyeda – Drums
Trinity Walsh – Bass

Take10:
(Monday 6:30 PM Ensemble)
Savannah Frost – Sax
Madison McAfee – Bari Sax
Will Meadow – Guitar
Fumika Okumura – Voice
Taichi Okumura – Sax
Jorge Perez-Vallejo – Guitar
Caleb Sheffield – Drums
Samuel Sheffield – Bass
Luke Staphnos – Sax
Joshua Zingale – Piano

All Ensemble Recital

Date: June 8, 2019

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00pm

Location: The Loft, UCSD, Lyman Ln, La Jolla, CA 92093

Come and join us at The Loft at the UCSD campus and see ALL TWELVE of our ensembles perform!

Tickets Prices:
Young Lions Students – Free
UCSD Studetns – Free
All Other Students – $10
Adults – $15


Past Events:

Young Lions Series Presented By Gilbert Castellanos – Blame it on Adrian

Date: March 20, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

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Blame it on Adrian
(Sunday, 3:30pm ensemble)
Instructor – Gilbert Castellanos

Line-up:
Zane Adlam – Guitar
Adrian Chang – Bass
Ian Feldman – Trumpet
Sawyer Figueroa – Sax (Tenor)
Elijah Marrewa – Drums
Julia Picker – Voice
Harley Sheppard – Piano

Young Lions Series Presented By Gilbert Castellanos – New Soil Ensemble

Date: March 13, 2019

Time: 6-8 PM

Location: Panama 66

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New Soil Ensemble 
(Sunday 11:30am Ensemble)
Instructor – Gilbert Castellanos

Nicklas Caldwell – Sax (Tenor)
Tiger Diep – Sax (Alto)
Zion Dyson – Voice
Brenda Greggio – Piano
Carmen Murray – Drums
John Murray – Bass
Alvin Paige – Sax (Tenor)

Young Lions Series Featuring Rob Thorsen’s Saturday 11am Ensemble – TwoByThree

Date: March 6, 2019

Time: 6-8 PM

Location: Panama 66

TwoByThree
(Sat. 11:00 AM Ensemble)
Instructor – Rob Throsen

Yigithan Ali Bal – Piano
Maxim Bregman – Trumpet
Benjamin Peng – Sax (Tenor)
Ethan Uyeda – Drums
Trinity Walsh – Bass

Young Lions Series Featuring Harley Sheppard

Date: February 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

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Come out and support Young Lions Jazz Conservatory’s rising piano star Harley Sheppard and his combo. Harley is a sophomore at The School of Creative and Performing Arts.

Young Lions Series Featuring Gil Castellanos’ Sunday 1:30pm Ensemble

Date: February 20, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

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Join Gilbert Castellanos and his Young Lions Jazz Conservatory ensemble that meets Sundays at 1:30pm. Here’s the line-up:

Mattias Almassy – Piano
Wesley Biasi – Drums
Christian Longoria – Clarinet
Christopher Martinez – Bass
Dalton Mumphrey – Sax (Tenor)
Brandon Ortega – Guitar
Kenneth Zayas – Sax (Alto)

YLJC Performs at SUNSESH MUSIC SERIES

Date: February 16, 2019

Time: Starts at 4 PM

Location: Green Flash Brewery And Tasting Room. 6550 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego Ca 92121

YLJC’s UNITY Ensemble will perform at Green Flash Brewing Co.!
FREE event – open to ALL ages! Come out and watch these kids swing while tasting some GREAT craft beer!