Upcoming Events:

Young Lions Series Featuring Gil’s 9:30 Ensemble

Date: January 16, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

Join Gil and his Young Lions Jazz Conservatory ensemble!

Line up:

Connor Gilbert, Bass
Jack Becker, Drums
Jacob Williams, Guitar
Max May, Sax
Paolo Roque, Piano
Samuel Kredich, Trumpet

Past Events:

Young Lions Series Featuring Rob’s 11am Class AND Ian’s 5pm Class – SPLIT BILL

Date: January 9, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

You’re in for a treat! Come on out and hear TWO of our Young Lions Jazz Conservatory classes – Rob Thorsen’s 11am ensemble AND Ian Buss’ 5pm ensemble.

Line up for Rob’s 11am:

Benjamin Peng, Sax
Ethan Uyeda, Drums
Clarence McDuffie – Trumpet (sitting in for Maxim Bregman)
Trinity Walsh, Bass

Line up for Ian’s 5pm:

Betsy Murphy, Piano and voice
Diego Cardenas-Wallenfelt, Drums
Kristopher Donald, Bass
Lawrence Neuman, Voice
Marcus Velasquez, Sax

Young Lions Series Featuring Gil’s 3:30 Class

Date: December 19, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

Join us and enjoy this Young Lions Jazz Conservatory Ensemble led by Gilbert Castellanos.

Line up:

Adrian Chang, Bass
Elijah Marrewa, Drums
Harley Sheppard, Piano
Ian Feldman, Trumpet
Julia Picker, Voice
Sawyer Figueroa, Sax
Zane Adlam, Guitar

All Ensemble Recital at The Loft

Date: December 15, 2018

Time: 12pm - 5pm

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

All eleven of our ensembles will perform a recital at The Loft restaurant and performance space at UCSD. This event will run all day. Performance runs from 12pm to 5pm. Students, please arrive a half hour before your performance time.

Tickets Prices:

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

Order of Performance

  • 12:00 PM Start Time – Ian’s 5:00 PM Saturday Class
  • 12:20 PM Start Time – Rob’s 11:00 AM Saturday Class
  • 12:40 PM Start Time – Gilbert’s 11:30 AM Sunday Class
  • 1:00 PM Start Time – Rob’s 6:30 PM Monday Class
  • 1:20 PM Start Time – Gilbert’s 1:30 PM Sunday Class
  • 1:40 PM Start Time – Ian’s 3:00 PM Saturday Class
  • 2:00 PM Start Time – Rob’s 9:00 AM Saturday Class
  • 2:20 PM Start Time – Gilbert’s 3:30 PM Sunday Class
  • 2:40 PM Start Time – Charlie’s 1:00 PM Sat. – Charlie
  • 3:00 PM Start Time – Gilbert’s 9:30 AM Sunday Class
  • 3:20 PM Start Time – Gilbert’s 5:30 PM Sunday Class

Young Lions Series Featuring Betsy Murphy

Date: December 12, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

Come on out and hear the lovely vocal stylings of Young Lions Jazz Conservatory student Betsy Murphy! We’ll see you THERE.

Young Lions Series Featuring Gil’s 5:30 Ensemble

Date: December 5, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

Join us on Wednesday to hear this Young Lions Jazz Conservatory ensemble led by Gilbert Castellanos.  Line up:

Ava Perez, Bass
Benjamin Delgado, Trumpet
Benjamin Shimabukuro, Piano
Catie Murphy, Drums
Monica Rabin, Guitar
Taylor Bailey, Sax

Young Lions Series Featuring Rob’s 9:00 AM Ensemble & 6:30pm Ensemble

Date: November 28, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Panama 66

Gilbert Castellanos Presents The Young Lions Series featuring two of Rob Thorsen’s Ensembles! Two Sets: 1st set, 9:00 AM Ensemble. 2nd set,  6:30 PM Ensemble – from the Young Lions Jazz Conservatory!!!

Line up:

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 Stephanos, Sax
Joshua Zingale, Piano

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