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2015 Mingus Hometown Music Festival

FREE MUSIC IN NOGALES ON APRIL 25
SEVENTH ANNUAL MINGUS HOMETOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Santa Cruz Advocates for the Arts will hold a day-long tribute to jazz great Charles Mingus on April 25, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The music festival is free and open to the public and will take place at the First Fidelity Bank Plaza, 825 N. Grand Ave., across from the former entrance to the all-black Army camp, Camp Little, where Mingus' father was stationed when Mingus was born on April 22, 1922. Featured musicians include: Rio Rico High School Jazz Bands, Nogales High School Jazz Band, Challenger Elementary Chorus, Pima Community College Jazz Band, George Howard Band and Rafael Moreno y Descarga.

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CHARLES MINGUS HOMETOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL SPONSORS

Mingus Hometown Music Festival 2015 Sponsors Community Foundation for Southern Arizona City of Nogales, AZ NUSD Nogales-Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce Santa Cruz County School Superintendent Santa Cruz County Attorney's Office Tucson Jazz Music Foundation Jeong Lizardi Young Audiences Arizona Commission on the Arts Port Devanning Services, Nogales Oasis Theaters