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AJ Odneal and the Littlest Big Band Christmas Show
About the Event
Classic big band sound with some of the Valley’s best jazz musicians in a delightful holiday performance featuring multi-instrumentalists AJ Odneal and Ted Belledin.
AJ Odneal is an indie folk singer/songwriter whose sound is heavily influenced by pop and jazz. She uses both the guitar and ukulele to accompany her smooth vocals and engaging lyrics. Odneal has released three music videos and one album, titled Tell Me A Tale. Her newest single, “Storm,” was released in 2017, and she plans to release more original work.
In 2018, saxophonist Ted Belledin launched his new project, NOLAZ Band, playing covers of groove and soul music of New Orleans. Belledin plays regularly with Obadiah Parker, Neon, and AJ Odneal, and he freelances across the Valley. Additionally, Belledin has performed with a wide variety of bands and musicians, including The Temptations, Sherry Roberson, Rachel Eckroth, The Sugar Thieves, Phoenix Chorale, and many others.