The Downey Legend

First jazz concert leaves crowd amazed

First jazz concert leaves crowd amazed

Norma Flores, Sports Editor

November 2, 2011

After many hours of practice, the first Jazz concert was held on October 26 in the Downey High School theatre. The different ensembles prepared to show off what they had learned. The jazz combo started the concert. This group consists of the most advanced musicians in the department. They were led...

Band students named All State champions

Looking over choral music during Jazz Choir Seniors Jonny Arenas and Angelica Villarreal practice their parts by the piano. Both Arenas and Villarreal auditioned and were accepted into the All-State Jazz Choir, one of the highest high school groups in music.

Mercy Watkins

March 7, 2011

Because of simple song recordings onto personalized CDs they sent to judges, Johnny Arenas and Angela Villarreal were accepted into the All-State Jazz Choir over winter break. The All-State Jazz Choir is a music program that recruits high school students. The process of trying out can be considerably...

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