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Santa Ana College and Santa Ana High School to Perform an Evening of Jazz

​Santa Ana, Calif. - The Santa Ana High School Jazz Band will collaborate with the Santa Ana College Big Band for an evening of upbeat and spectacular music on May 11.

"This is the first time that the Santa Ana High School Jazz Band will be collaborating with the Santa Ana College Band," said Big Band Director Michael Briones. "We are happy to have them join us."

An Evening of Jazz will include Briones and SAC Music Department Chair Dr. Brian Kehlenbach on piano, as well as St. John Bosco High School student Caden Milligan and SAC jazz vocalist Jason Truong in his final performance before graduating.

Santa Ana College’s Big Band and Santa Ana High School Jazz Band

An Evening of Jazz

Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

Phillips Hall Theater, 1530 W. 17th St., Santa Ana, 92706

$9.99 general, $7.99 students with ID, $5 children 5-14 available at

Available in Lot 6 off Bristol Street. A parking permit, $2, can be purchased at one of two permit dispensers in the lot.

The musicians, including SAC faculty, working professionals, music majors, high school students and community members, will play pieces by Tito Puente, Charles Mingus, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elliot Deutsch, and Arturo Sandoval, among others.

About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which turned 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

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Contact: Judy Iannaccone

Phone: (714) 480-7503