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FRESNO, CA (5/23/16) – The Milestones Summer Jazz Concert Series has expanded from two nights to three and will take place on Tuesday through Thursday, June 14-16 at the Milestones facility at 3385 E. Shields Ave. Tuesday, June 14 will feature the Matthew Yeakley Organ Trio with Walter Smith III. Yeakley is an LA-based guitarist [...]

We now have three years in the books and there are some BIG changes just around the corner for the Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop program. The changes include a move into our very own “space,” a new partner, and the addition of three new programs. NEW LOCATION We’ve taken the big leap this summer and [...]

The Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop was featured in a story by reporter Alice Daniel on “The California Report,” produced by KQED Radio in San Francisco in collaboration with public radio stations throughout the state. Ms. Daniel spent a couple of hours at Milestones first rehearsal of the year on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, interviewing students [...]

Before you sign up for the Milestones fall program, you should know one thing: The program is NOT for everyone. That probably sounds like an odd way to start this article, but it really is important. The kids who get the most out of Milestones are serious and willing to work to improve. They treat [...]

Registration for the Milestones school year jazz program is now underway, and we have a few changes in store. With two new directors, new rehearsal locations, new rehearsal times and dates, and a new “semester” structure, it’s fair, in fact, to say that there are more than a few changes! Read on… NEW DIRECTORS First [...]