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Young Lions

July 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Young Lions is a modern jazz group from Eau Claire Wisconsin who play primarily originals, but also music from Kamasi Washington. Young Lions started as a small combo group created by the Jazz Professors at UW Eau Claire. It originally played jazz standards, but grew into writing originals and discovering new musical ideas. Their charts are inspired by experimental Jazz artists of today, including The Comet Is Coming.

Leighton Tuenge- Trumpet
Maja Samec- Tenor Saxophone
August McKinney- Piano
Christian Colbern- Bass
Matthew Mwangi- Drums


July 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm