The Downey Legend

Jazz 1: Irvine Competition

Preparing for his jazz performance, Ivan Cuevas, 10, devotes extra hours of practice to improve his combo. “I prepared by simply just working out the composition with my combo groups after school almost every day,” Cuevas said. “In class we worked out even just the smallest problems, just to ensure our success.”

Diego Martinez, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019

On the weekend of March 15, the Downey High Jazz 1 Band attended the annual Irvine Jazz Competition. The Jazz 1 combo A and B group players practiced tirelessly and are satisfied with their performances.   Sophomore guitarist in Jazz 1, Ivan Cuevas, worked really hard to make sure he did his best on st...

Monterey Jazz Festival

Diego Martinez, Copy Editor

October 10, 2018

On the weekend of Sept. 21, the Downey High Jazz 1 Band attended the annual Monterey Jazz Festival. The Jazz 1 group players hold themselves to high regards when it comes to their performance and note the event as their best in years. The show time for the Downey High musicians began at 3:00 PM and band directo...

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