2013 Next Generation Jazz Festival Finalists

 

 

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OUR 2013 FINALISTS!

HIGH SCHOOL BIG BAND DIVISION

School City State Director
Buchanan High School Clovis CA Paul Lucckesi
Folsom High School Jazz Band I Folsom CA Curtis Gaesser
Lakota East High School Liberty Township OH Todd Hartman
Las Vegas Academy Big Band Las Vegas NV Patrick Bowen
Lone Peak High School Highland UT Curtis McKendrick
Los Alamitos High School Jazz 1 Los Alamitos CA John Rush
LA County High School for the Arts Los Angeles CA Jason Goldman
Marin School of the Arts Novato CA Mark Peabody
Mission Viejo High School Jazz Ensemble Mission Viejo CA Doug Meeowsen
Northgate High School Walnut Creek CA Greg Brown
Rio Americano High School Sacramento CA Josh Murray
Valley Christian High School San Jose CA Dr. Marcus Wolfe

HIGH SCHOOL COMBO DIVISION

School City State Director
Berkeley High School Combo A Berkeley CA Sarah Cline
Fresco Arts Academy Quartet Eagle ID Kendell Nielsen
Las Vegas Academy Quartet Las Vegas NV Patrick Bowen
Las Vegas Academy Trio Las Vegas NV Patrick Bowen
Orange County School of the Arts Jazz Quartet Santa Ana CA Dan St. Marseille
Santa Barbara High School Jazz Combo Santa Barbara CA Charles Ortega

HIGH SCHOOL VOCAL DIVISION

School City State Director
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Lab Singers Dallas TX Kent Ellingson
Downey High School Downey CA Cory Olariu
Folsom High School Jazz Choir I Folsom CA Curtis Gaesser
Hamilton High School Los Angeles CA John Hamilton
Kirby Jazz Singers Santa Cruz CA Drew Lewis
LA County High School for the Arts Los Angeles CA Pat Bass
Marin School of the Arts Novato CA Stevie Greenwell
Valley Christian High School "Room 107" San Jose CA Michelle Hawkins

COLLEGE BIG BAND DIVISION

School City State Director
Azusa Pacific University Azusa CA David Beatty
Eastern Washington University Concert Jazz Ensemble Cheney WA Phil Doyle
Fullerton College Big Bad Band Fullerton CA Bruce Babad
Santa Barbara City College Lunch Break Big Band Santa Barbara CA Jim Mooy
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Jazz Ensemble 1 Las Vegas NV Dave Loeb
& Nathan Tanouye
USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra Los Angeles CA Bob Mintzer

COLLEGE VOCAL DIVISION

School City State Director
College of the Canyons "House Blend" Valencia  CA Julie Lawson
College of the Canyons "Just Jazz" Valencia  CA Julie Lawson
Contra Costa College "Jazz-ology" San Pablo CA Dr. Stephanie Austin
Mt. San Antonio College "Singcopation" Walnut CA Bruce Rogers
Sierra College Jazz Voices Rocklin CA Greg McLaughlin
West Valley College "Synchronicity" Saratoga CA Michelle Hawkins

CONGLOMERATE BIG BAND DIVISION

School City State Director
American Music Program Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra  Portland OR Thara Memory
Jazzschool Monday Night Studio Band Berkeley CA Keith Johnson
Jazzschool Thursday Night Studio Band Berkeley CA Keith Johnson
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Jazz Orchestra Portland OR Derek Sims
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Orchestra San Francisco CA Claire Phillips
Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Big Band Tucson AZ Doug Tidaback

OPEN COMBO DIVISION

School City State Director
The Beantown Boys Boston MA Chase Morrin
& Josh Shpak
Council Meeting Stockton CA Paul Bloom
Fantastic Planet Northridge CA Gary Pratt
Indiana University Jazz Quartet Bloomington IN Steve Houghton
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Latin Jazz Ensemble Las Vegas NV Uli Geissendoerfer
Victor San Pedro Trio Northridge CA Gary Pratt

MIDDLE SCHOOL BIG BAND DIVISION

School City State Director
Folsom Middle School Folsom CA John Zimny
La Paz Intermediate Mission Viejo CA Dan Robbins
Los Cerritos Middle School West Coast Jazz Band Thousand Oaks CA David Blake
Oak Middle School Los Alamitos CA Justin Padilla
Stanley Middle School Jazz Messengers Lafayette CA Bob Athayde
Sutter Middle School Folsom CA John Zimny

 

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