Author Archives: Aria Brass

About Aria Brass

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Nancy McLemore is guest for Sept 19 2021 concert

A Louisiana native, Nancy McLemore has lived most of her life in Birmingham, where she works in the voiceover world, talking for clients such as NASA, Disney and GMC.  She can be heard on 90.3 WBHM, the national public radio … Continue reading

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SuperJazz announces 2021-2022 season

John Carroll Catholic High School and the John Carroll Band Parents Organization will once again host SuperJazz for a four-concert season. 2021-2022 Concert Schedule Sunday, September 19, 2021 Sunday, November 21, 2021 Sunday, February  13, 2022 Sunday, May 1, 2022 … Continue reading

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SuperJazz suspends fall concerts for 2020

Out of caution for our audience and our players, the SuperJazz committee has decided to continue our suspension of concerts. SuperJazz will not offer our normal concert series in September or November 2020. We do plan to continue to evaluate … Continue reading

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April 26, 2020 concert postponed

Due to current social distancing efforts, the committee has decided to postpone the April 26, 2020 SuperJazz concert, at least until mid-summer, and possibly later. Although the concert date may fall outside the time frame for the current restrictions, we … Continue reading

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SuperJazz February 9 Concert

For the February 9, 2020 concert we have decided to feature of number of our own players rather than have a guest artist.  There is an incredible amount of talent within the band, and this will give us the opportunity … Continue reading

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Mike Lyle is guest for November 24 concert

Mike hails from Eclectic, Alabama. He is an Air Force retiree and spent over 20 years in the Air Force Band Program as a saxophonist and musical leader. He has performed with Bobby Shew, Chris Vadala, Jon Faddis and Rob … Continue reading

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David Phy is guest for Sept 22 concert.

Dr. David Phy  joined the Birmingham Southern College faculty in Fall 2018 as the Director of Bands. He holds a BME from the University of Louisville, a Masters in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory of Music, and a … Continue reading

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SuperJazz announces 2019-2020 season

John Carroll Catholic High School and the John Carroll Band Parents Organization will once again host SuperJazz for a four-concert season. 2019-2020 Concert Schedule Sunday, September 22, 2019 Sunday, November 24, 2019 Sunday, February  9, 2020 Sunday, April 26 , … Continue reading

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Choko Kimura Aiken is guest for the May 5, 2019 SuperJazz concert.

Internationally known Jazz Pianist Choko Kimura Aiken will be the guest artist on the May 5, 2019 SuperJazz Concert. Choko,  born and raised in Japan, began studying classical piano at the age of three.  She studied piano, violin, voice and … Continue reading

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Marc Phillips is guest for Feb 17, 2019 Concert.

Our guest artist for the February 17, 2019 concert will be Vocalist Marc Phillips.    Marc Phillips is a musician and songwriter. He grew up in Jasper, playing piano, trumpet and french horn. He also sang in his church and … Continue reading

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