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Teenager Releases 1960s and 1970s Inspired Album

Nineteen year old Ben Cortez wrote and sung a song called Arizona, but it's not the state anthem that you might be used too.

Cortez has been performing music since he was 5-years-old, and now he’s released his first full length album called “ In Your Hands.

The Show sat down with Ben to talk about this collection of original songs that he says were inspired by music of the 1960s and 1970s — even though that was decades before his time.

Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.