2008 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra


2008 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra with Maceo Parker ©Cole Thompson

2008 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra
Director: Mr. Paul Contos

SAXOPHONES
John Palowitch
,*** alto / Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, CA
Hailey Niswanger, alto / Pacific Crest Community School, Portland, OR
Adam Larson,** tenor / University High School, Normal, IL
Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, tenor / Horseheads HS, Horseheads, NY
Owen Broder,** baritone / North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC

TROMBONES
John Egizi
/ LA County High School for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Javier Nero** / Evergreen High School, Vancouver, WA
Stephen Szabadi** / LA County High School for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Natalie Cressman / San Francisco School of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Emmanuel Rojas (bass) / Warren High School, Downey, CA

TRUMPETS
Blake Martin
/ Evergreen High School, Vancouver, WA
Kevin Early** / Las Vegas Academy, Las Vegas, NV
Gabe Medd / Iowa City West High School, Iowa City, IA
Nick Frenay** / Manlius Pebble Hill School, DeWitt, NY
Noah Hocker / Arts & Communication Magnet Academy, Beaverton, OR

RHYTHM
Emmet Cohen
, piano / Montclair High School, Montclair, NJ
Mike Gurrola, bass / LA County High School for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
Armand Hirsch, guitar / Trevor Day School, New York, NY
Jimmy Macbride, drums / Hall High School, West Hartford, CT
Daniel Nadeau, drums / Wayland High School, Wayland, MA
Richard Saunders, vocals / Simsbury High School, Simsbury, CT

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