Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass will be featured on Friday, February 8 as part of the Canyon Sounds Performance Series.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon.

An internationally acclaimed brass ensemble, The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is composed of some of America’s top brass musicians dedicated to bringing the joyous experience of great music to a wide range of audiences.  Their repertoire will come from many of their themed concerts such as “Brothers On The Battlefield”, “The Power of Love”, “The John Sousa Project” and “Baroque-Renaissance”.

The sound of Rodney Marsalis’s trumpet has reverberated throughout the world and his artistry has been enthusiastically enjoyed within the U.S. and other countries.  His musical prowess is in his genes, with cousins Wynton Marsalis, Grammy Award trumpeter; Brandon Marsalis, world renowned saxophonist; and Uncle Ellis Marsalis, famous New Orleans pianist and teacher.

You may purchase advance adult tickets for $25 and students for $5 on our website,, or go to ticket outlets at Canyon Rose Storage, 6405 S. Kings Ranch Rd. in Gold Canyon, and at the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce on the Apache Trail.  Tickets at the door are $30.

The Gold Canyon Arts Council, a non-profit organization, promotes the performing and visual arts, and funds student arts education through tutorials, workshops and master classes provided by all of our performing artists.  We are supported in part by grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, WESTAF, the National Endowment for the Arts, local corporations and businesses.

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