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The Dave Stryker Quartet kicks off the 2022 Tucson Jazz Festival.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Cocopah Indian Tribe work to restore the Colorado River Delta; How Maryanne Chisholm's artistic vision guided her through difficult times; and the Sonoran Plein Air Painters share "A Brush with the Desert".

dave stryker quartet hero The Dave Stryker Quartet as they will appear in the 2022 Tucson Jazz Festival {l to r}: Warren Wolfe on vibraphone, Dave Stryker on guitar, Jared Gold on Hammond B3 organ, and McClenty Hunter on drums.
courtesy Strykezone Records

Arizona Spotlight

January 6, 2022

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Featured on the January 6th, 2022 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

justin brundin hero Cocopah Cultural Resource Manager Justin Brundin stands at the banks of a portion of Colorado River south of the Morelos Dam in the West Cocopah reservation.
Alisa Reznick / KJZZ
  • Meet Maryanne Chisholm, a successful Tucson artist who discovered her artistic passion while serving more than a decade behind bars. Chisholm tells Tony Paniagua how the Prison Arts Program provides inspiration and hope to women living in incarceration.
Prison Art Provoking Face This is part of the painting "Provoking Mephistopheles" by Debra Mounla.
Tony Paniagua/AZPM
greg wallace painting 'Upper Sabino Ridgeline' by Greg Wallace
courtesy Sonoran Plein Air Painters
diane schmidt painting 'Bright Clouds, Honeybee Canyon' by Diana Schmidt
courtesy Sonoran Plein Air Painters
denyse fenelon painting 'View from Cat Canyon' by Denyse Fenelon
courtesy Sonoran Plein Air Painters
emely mcconkey painting 'Morning at Madera Canyon' by Emely McConkey
courtesy Sonoran Plein Air Painters
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