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FC: The Sounds of Texas from A to Z. | By: Michelle Hunter and Nicole Khoury

1: GOOD MORNING COACH KEE!

2: Table of Contents A.........................Asleep at the Wheel Song-Swing B..........................Beautiful, Beautiful Texas Song-Traditional/Folk/Americana C..........................Austin City Limits Music Festival D..........................Deep in the Heart of Texas Song-Traditional/Folk/Americana E..........................Emo's Music Venue-Rock F..........................Fabulous Thunderbirds Band-Rock G.........................Selena Gomez Solo Artist-Pop H.........................Hays PAC Music Venue-Classical I..........................Jack Ingram Solo Artist-Country J..........................University of Texas Jazz Orchestra Band-Jazz K..........................Kerrville Folk Festival Festival-Traditional/Folk/Americana

3: L........................Longhorn Music Camp Band-Classical M........................Michelle Hunter Solo Artist- N........................Nicole Khoury Solo Artist-Awesomeness O........................Oasis Music-Rhythm & Blues/Soul/Hip Hop P........................Gary P. Nunn Q........................Quebe Sisters Band-Band (Rhythm) R..........................Stevie Ray Von Solo Artist-Rock S..........................Hill Country Middle School Band- T..........................Texas Our Texas Song-Traditional/folk/americana U..........................University of Texas Band Band V..........................Westlake Varsity Band Band- W.........................Westlake High School Music Venue-

4: X................................Under the X of Texas Traditional/folk/americana Y................................the Yellow Rose of Texas song- Z...........................Zach Stoebner-Solo Artist (Classical)

5: A Asleep at the Wheel Song-(Swing) | Asleep at the Wheel was formed in West Virginia, but is based in Austin, TX. They earned six Grammy Awards. They have charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Country Charts. They perform all over the country.

6: B Beautiful, Beautiful Texas Song-(Traditional/Folk/Americana) | This song was written by Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel. He wrote it in 1937. O'Daniel actually had the chance to perform it, too. O'Daniel also hosted a popular radio station. He was born in 1890 and died in 1969

7: C Austin City Limits Festival- (Pop) | Austin City Limits is an annual three-day American music festival that takes place in Austin, Texas. It is held in Zilker Park. It brings together over 130 acts from all over the world. Over 70,000 fans attend each day. It is named after the PBS television show, Austin City Limits.

8: D Deep in the Heart of Texas Song-Traditional/Folk/Americana | It is a traditional song that is taught to young children in elementary schools. It was written in 1941, by June Hershey and Don Swander. Spent five weeks on the top of Your Hit Parade in 1942.

9: E Emo's Music Venue-Rock | Emo's is a punK rock music venue located in downtown Austin. It got it's start as a Houston punk club in 1989. The location in Austin opened in 1992.

10: F The Fabulous Thunderbirds Band-Rock | The Fabulous Thunderbirds was formed in 1974. They performed for several years in Austin, Texas. They are a Grammy-nominated blues rock band. The band won a recording contract with Takoma/Chrysalis Records. They later signed on with Epic Records.

11: G Selena Gomez Solo Artist-Pop | Selena Gomez was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. She was born July 22, 1992. As a child, she acted on the hit TV show, Barney & Friends. After, she began a career in the music business.

12: H Hays PAC- Venue (Classical) | The Hays Performing Arts Center (PAC) is located in Kyle, Texas. It is used for all sorts of performances, including Band U.I.L competitions. The HCMS Band has won 1st divisions there 19 years in a row.

13: I Jack Ingram Solo Artist-Country | Jack Ingram was born November 15, 1970. He was born in The Woodlands, Texas. He began singing at a bar near the TCU Campus of Fort Worth. In the early 1990's, Jack toured Texas as an opening act. He first release was titled Jack Ingram.

14: J University of Texas Jazz Orchestra Band-Jazz | The UT Jazz orchestra is located in Austin, Texas. It is directed by Professor Jeff Hellmer. Their repertoire often includes the composition of its members. Admission is by audition only. The orchestra has performed with people such as Michael Brecker and Phil Woods.

15: K Kerrville Folk Festival Festival-Traditional/Folk/Amaricana | The Kerrville Folk Festival is located in Kerrville, Texas. It is held for eighteen consecutive days. It is always either held in the late Spring or early Summer. This festival offers tax-free donations to support the singers/songwriters.

16: L Longhorn Music Camp Band-(Classical) | Longhorn Music Camp is held in the summer for a fun time for band students everywhere.It is $500 to sleep there for a week--meals included. There are five hours of band practice a day, resulting in a concert at the end of the week.

17: M Michelle Hunter Solo Artist-Classical | Michelle Hunter plays the saxophone in the Hill Country Middle School Symphonic Band. She's in seventh grade, and is 1st chair. She is 13 years old.

18: N Nicole Khoury Solo Artist-Classical | Nicole Khoury plays the clarinet in the Hill Country Middle School Symphonic Band. She is 13 years old, and in 7th grade. She was born October 14, 1997.

19: O Oasis Venue- (Rock) | The Oasis is located just outside of Austin, Texas. It's on Lake Travis, and it promotes itself as the "Sunset Capital of Texas", because of the beautiful sunsets you can glimpse there. It was built in the 1980's by Beau Theriot.

20: P Gary P. Nunn Solo Artist-(Country) | Gary P. Nunn played at Coach Kee's niece's wedding. He was born in Oklahoma and moved to Brownsville, Texas, as a sixth grader. He was a pharmacy major at UT.

21: Q The Quebe Sisters Band- Band (Swing) | The Quebe Sisters Band is an American fiddle Western swing group from Fort Worth, Texas. The band consists of sisters Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe as well as Joey L. McKenzie on guitar and Drew Phelps on upright bass.

22: R Stevie Ray Vaughan Solo Artist-(Rock) | Stevie Ray Vaughan moved to Austin, Texas, when he was 17. He was born in 1954, in Dallas and died in 1990. For a long time, he struggled with alcohol and drug abuse.

23: S Hill Country Middle School Symphonic Band Band- (Classical) | The HCMS Symphonic band is the varsity band at Hill Country. It is reserved for eight graders, and advanced seventh graders. They play at Pep Rallies, U.I.L Competitions, and selected concerts. They've gotten 1st Divisions in U.I.L 19 years in a row.

24: T Texas Our Texas Song-(Traditional/Folk/Americana) | Texas Our Texas is the official state song of Texas. It was written in 1924 by William J. Marsh. At times, there have been movements to replace "Texas, Our Texas" with the better known "The Eyes of Texas."

25: U University of Texas Band Band- (Pop) | The University of Texas Band, also known as the Showband of the Southwest or LHB, is the marching band of The University of Texas at Austin. It was founded in 1900 by a professor of chemistry, Dr. Eugene P. Schoch.

26: V Westlake Varsity Band Band-(Pop) | The Westake High School Band has won the Texas State Honor Band three times in it's 30-year history. Westlake High School is located in Ausitn, Texas. They marched in the Rose Parade, and are constantly winning high-ranking U.I.L divisions.

27: W Westlake High School Venue-(Rhythm) | Westlake High School is a school in unincorporated Travis County, Texas in the Eanes Independent School District. In 2008, it was ranked 52nd on Newsweek Magazine's Top 1000 Public Schools list. The school was established in 1969 and was opened in 1970.

28: X Under the X in Texas Song- (Traditional/Folk/Americana) | Under the X in Texas was written by Johnny Gimble. Gimble was born in Bascom, Texas. He began playing in a band with his brothers at the age of 12. He distinguished himself by playing a 5 string fiddle, as most only have 4.

29: Y Yellow Rose of Texas Song-(Traditional/Folk/Americana) | The song is associated with how a slave, Emily Morgan, helped win the battle of San Jacinto. The author is unknown.

30: Z Zach Stoebner (Solo Artist-Classical) | Zach was born in Abilene, Texas in the year 1997. Along with playing the Alto Saxophone in the HCMS Band, he plays Tennis. He has been playing the saxophone for two years.

31: GOOD NIGHT COACH KEE!!!

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