Sunday, March 13, 2016
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
‘Orange Julius‘ Rodriguez brings his band the Big Beat to PJS for its March 13, 2015 Concert. “All my life I’ve only known music.”
Only 17 years old but already a prodigy, Julius has earned recognition from the Charles Mingus High School Festival & Competition, Downbeat Student Music Awards, NAACP ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Science Olympics), the Next Generation Jazz Festival High School Competition, and NFAA’s YoungArts.
He has studied and worked with many great musicians and teachers including: John Senakwami, Ubaldo Díaz-Acosta, Jeremy Mansia, Richard Huntley, Kenny Washington, Craig Weinrib, Sean Nowell, Ku-umba Frank Lacy, Wycliffe Gordon, Terrell Stafford, Dayna Stephens, Terri-Lyne Carrington, Jay Azzolina, Benny Green, Javon Jackson, Don Sickler, Ted Nash, Curtis Fuller, Marcus Printup, Jimmy Heath, Jason Moran, Todd Coolman, the Mingus Big Band, and many more.
His debut album Introducing Orange Julius and the Big Beat will be available for purchase at the concert.
Come to PJS and listen to Orange Julius while you enjoy one of our famous hot dogs – after all, what goes better with a hot dog than Orange Julius?!!!
Event Location and Ticket Information
PJS Jazz Society at First Presbyterian Church
199 North Columbus Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016
Times: 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
$25 - General Admission
Presenter: PJS Jazz Society, Inc.
Presenter Phone: 914-667-0823
Presenter Website: www.pjsjazz.org