MIDTOWN VANGUARD JAZZ SERIES AT CLARA PRESENTS:JIM MARTINEZ'S THE MUSIC FROM "A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS"A favorite on everyone’s holiday “must-do” list, this festive jazz concert features songs from the 1965 Peanuts Christmas animated special, as well as other traditional holiday favorites. Pianist and Steinway Artist, Jim Martinez, along with his jazz quartet, will be featured. The animated special songs, including “Christmas Time Is Here” and “Linus and Lucy”, were written by pianist Vince Guaraldi, composer of the Grammy-winning song, “Cast Your Fate to the Wind.”DOORS AT 6:00PM, SHOW STARTS AT 6:30PMRESERVED SEATING, GENERAL ADMISSION, STUDENT: NO FEE XMAS TICKETS---------------------------------------------------------More About Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series at CLARADrawing its title from The Village Vanguard in (NYC), who booked jazz legends like Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Jimmy Giuffre, Sonny Rollins, Anita O'Day, Charlie Mingus, Bill Evans (a regular), & Stan Getz... The term “Vanguard,” represents a group of people leading the way in new developments or ideas. The Music presented at MVJ reflects these legends and this concept.Hosted by: Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy (SPMA)A 501C3 Nonprofit OrganizationSac Prep Music AcademyMISSION is to support and advance access to lifelong learning opportunities in music arts education. VISION is To create an environment where students and performing artists can meet for the study of music arts education, performance and related art forms. PURPOSE is to present public performances and recitals of music and related art forms; To sponsor lecture-demonstrations of topics related to music education and related art forms & To increase community awareness of the importance of artistic expression for individual satisfaction and growth, and the wide variety of expression available through music arts.MVJ is Located at: The Auditorium at CLARA 1425 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95816MVJ operates on 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, year round.BECOME A SPONSOR AT MVJMidtown Vanguard Jazz Series prints Full-Color Playbills four times during the year; one for each quarter of the year. Ad space in the Playbill is awarded to MVJ Sponsors. MVJ Artists and patrons can help in getting the word out to local business owners & other patrons of the arts, who support the concept of Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series. It is very essential for the continuation and sustainability of Sac Prep Music Academy’s efforts towards maintaining MVJ as the Artist Series it is intended to be.Thank you for your support! This is an amazing Jazz Series! We sincerely hope you can attend. Cheers!