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VCS Radio Jazz Ensemble to produce album at Lucasfilm Ltd.

Jazz Band to produce their next album at the legendary Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California in May!

The sounds of the iconic Star Wars Saga came from the minds of George Lukas and his company nestled in a country ranch surrounded by vineyards and yes, Lake Ewok!!

With the closing of Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, it was a struggle finding a new recording home large enough for our growing ensemble. The only other west-coast studio with the facilities we need is Capitol Records in Hollywood, a wonderful place where the kids have worked before, but scheduling crunches and transportation concerns were looming.

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Mr. Martin's final rant for 2018

Merry Christmas!! It's A time to rejoice and celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior!!! 

Just so you know: Barney, the purple conservatory truck is back from the doctor!   

Many have asked what I plan to do…

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The next step in the life of an artist

It was quite a weekend! After teaching my Saturday classes, I met up with a VCS family in Sacramento to help them shop for an artist-level trumpet for their son. This is a special time, especially for the young artist…

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What a Week!! More to come!!

The VCS Radio Symphony kids knock "The Lord of the Rings" out of the park! The VCS Radio Explorer Ensemble Rocks out Christmas Music. The 3rd graders pass their pre-band phase with flying colors and begin their instrument selections. 

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