The sizzling Summer Series kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with Native American Music Award winner Gabriel Ayala. Gabriel played at President Obama’s Inaugural Ball, for Pope Benedict at the Vatican, and has performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum for the American Indian, and the ASU Kerr Cultural Center. His performance will include well known standards such as “Take Five,” “Spain” and “Caravan.” An accomplished guitarist with impeccable technique, Gabriel has melded his love of jazz to his classical and Flamenco training to create an exciting new twist to both genres which he calls JazzMenco.
From the back of a packed Oro Valley Town Council chambers, near the doors ordered open by the town fire marshal, one of the many skeptics of …
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