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Al Ynigues
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Upcoming Shows
February 8th at 1:00 pm
Free and Open to Public
Featuring Country Love Songs
14994 Glazier Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124

February 10th at 2:30 pm
Free and Open to Public
Featuring Classical & Jazz Guitar
Ames Center
Address: 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, MN 55337

February 16th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free and Open to Public
Featuring The American Songbook
Luther West Side Volkswagen
2370 Highway 100 South, Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
About / Bio
Music Teacher, Composer, Arranger/Songwriter, Recording Producer, Performer, Luthier/Repairman, Public Speaker

BACKGROUND: Al has successfully taught all the styles of voice, songwriting, piano, keyboard, guitar, bass, ukulele, harmonica, mandolin, percussion, drums and most fretted instruments to hundreds of men, women and children since 1960. He enjoys introducing his students to a lifetime of music and the joys of playing an instrument. His Knowledge, Presentations, Patience, and Sense of Humor is what guides his students to success.

COMPOSER, ARRANGER AND SONGWRITER: Al Ynigues has composed scores for films and original orchestration for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, USC Orchestra, UCLA Orchestra. He has also written original songs for TV Appearances, Radio, Secular and worship.

PERFORMER & STYLES: Al began his music studies early 1950's at age 9 and made his musical debut at the age of 12 in 1953. Since then, he has played with such famous musical giants as Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, Count Basie, Kris Kristofferson... just to name a few.

Al is completely at ease singing and playing a wide range of Classical, Spiritual, Popular music such as Big Band Swing, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, International, American Folk, Sing-a-long songs and Gospel music.

Currently, Al is playing and recording locally and is available to play for your special occasion.

Affiliations Present & Past
Twin Cities Musician's Union TCMU – Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Association of Songwriters (MAS) – Saint Paul, MN
Minnesota Association of Christian Songwriters (MACS) - Saint Paul, MN
Apple Valley Music Teacher's Association AVMTA – Apple Valley, MN
Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce – Apple Valley, MN
American Guild of Authors and Composers, AGAC – Hollywood, CA
American Federal of Musicians AFM Local 47 – Hollywood, CA
American Society of Composers, Authors & Arrangers ASCAP – Hollywood,CA
Boy Scouts of America (Eagle Scout) BSA – San Antonio, TX and Torrance, CA
Toastmasters International TC – San Pedro, CA
SunRise Business Networking Group – Apple Valley, MN?
Advertiser with The Dakota Valley Symphony – Burnsville, MN
Website Creations and Maintenance

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