2007 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra


2007 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra at Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City ©R. Andrew Lepley

2007 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
Director: Mr. Paul Contos

SAXOPHONES
Edwin Barbash,** alto / NC School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC
John Palowitch,** alto / Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, CA
Adam Larson, tenor / University High School, Normal, IL
Thomas Wilson, tenor / Clovis West High School, Fresno, CA
Owen Broder, baritone / NC School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC

TROMBONES
Isaac Kaplan / Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, CA
Ivan Malespin / New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL
Javier Nero / Evergreen High School, Vancouver, WA
Miles Perry (bass) / Westside High School, Omaha, NE
Stephen Szabadi / Eagle Rock High School, Los Angeles, CA

TRUMPETS
Aaron Bahr** / Campolindo High School, Moraga, CA
Kevin Early / Las Vegas Academy, Las Vegas, NV
Nick Frenay / Manlius Pebble Hill School, DeWitt, NY
JJ Kirkpatrick / Arts & Communication Magnet Academy, Beaverton, OR
Joel Luxenberg / Arts & Communication Magnet Academy, Beaverton, OR

RHYTHM
Sam Reider, piano / Urban School of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Jeff Picker,** bass / Arts & Comm. Magnet Academy, Beaverton, OR
Jeff Stein, ** guitar / Monte Vista High School, Danville, CA**
Jake Goldbas, drums / Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, Hartford, CT
Adam Starkopf, drums / LA County HS  for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

** 2-year NGJO member
*** 3-year NGJO member