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we love these smiling faces! 

These are our band students after their show! We'll share some video soon. For now, let us just say we had a great time with them and their family and friends. Good job, everyone! Congrats to those being promoted from one school to another, high school and college graduates. Wishing you a great summer!

PS Next concert in the Fall to include all of our students.


Our Kids Rock! 

Our first ever Senior Night Concert was so much fun! Our seniors made us very proud. You can check out video from the night here: JAM U Senior Night 2019. From that lineup, Alexandra Olin and Leilani Lopez will be joining us for one more Village Jazz Series performance on May 2nd. We love sharing the stage with these awesome young singers! Join us! 6:00 P.M. FREE

Throughout that week we will be recording our JAM U Bands at La Casita Studio and will compile them to share via a web stream on May 3rd. You can catch that on our JAM University Facebook page from the comfort of your own home, also at 6:00 P.M.

GWYNN has been gigging' around town. Have you seen them?! They are working hard earning their way to Nashville for a recording session this summer. We believe they'll be at the Garden Cafe this coming Sunday (11:00-1:00). If you happen to catch them, please do drop a tip in their bucket. They also have super cute t-shirts they may sell to you if you ask nicely. :)

Last but not least, we are working on our summer concert and the tentative date is set for July 25th & 26th. Definitely more info to come. That's all for now!




I know, we're a little late wishing you all a Happy New Year! But there it is, haha! We ended 2018 with some great performances by our students at the Yuma Landing Restaurant and Bar. We'd love to return for another season. The staff there was great and our families enjoyed the food/atmosphere. We'll see! If you own or know of someone who owns a restaurant/business that would like to host live music once a month, we'd love the connection! There's nothing like consistent performances to build our young musician's confidence in their craft.

For 2019, we started out in January with Jazz Nights at Julieanna's with guests Nina Hook & Maddie Waters. They did a fabulous job and the Patio was full and receptive all night long. We will return to do one more show there on February 22nd. Also in February, we are back performing for the Village Jazz Series on the 14th. It's become our Valentine's Day date in the past few years and we really enjoy it! This year, we will have high school seniors and our students Alexandra Olin and Leilani Lopez join us for a couple of songs each. They've performed at the series before and have been very well received. If you haven't heard them yet, we know you will love them.

At the end of February, Alexandra and Leilani will be joined by Mallory Lemmon and Taylor Quinn, fellow high school seniors for our very first ever JAM U Senior Night Concert! These girls have been our students for 6+ years each and will be leaving us for college soon. With this concert we will celebrate our journey together with some of their favorite songs. The band for the night will be: Jason Arviso (guitars), Eloisa Arviso (keys/sax), Tab Wilcox (drums), Isabella Olin (bass). Free and open to the public! February 28th @7:00 P.M. at the Yuma Civic Center. Check out our Shows page for a link/map.

We do sincerely hope you all have a wonderful 2019! We continue to be grateful for every year our little music business continues to keep on keeping on. When we started, we hoped to make it past the one year mark, and then the three year mark. Now we are at the ten year mark! Wow! Minds blown. 


What have we been up to?! 

We probably need to recruit one of our young ones to help us stay up to date with all this social media stuff! Problem is, these kids are as busy as we are if not more! ANYWAY! If you have any questions in regards to lessons/bookings, our contact page here is a good place to start. I should note here that we DO NOT currently have any open spots for new students but, that will change in the next few months as we have a big high school class graduating in 2019.  We are currently working out of our home office and because of it, work mostly using a referral system. That means we are VERY careful with our information: address, etc. Although not a guaranteed spot, your chances of getting one will highly increase if you happen to get a recommendation from one of our current trusted families/clients. We hope you understand why we must work in this manner. 

Our next show for our JAM U Students is at the Yuma Civic Center this Thursday, June 14th, at 7:00 P.M. FREE! Click on "Shows" for more info.