2019 Jazz Band of America
2019 Jazz Band of America

2019 Jazz Band of America

Part of the Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha
March 13-16, 2019

The Jazz Band of America features members selected by recorded audition from music programs across the nation. The 2018 Jazz Band of America members first came together Wednesday morning for three days of rehearsals before tonight’s concert. The Jazz Band of America members represent the best high school jazz musicians in America.

Shelly Berg
2019 Conductor
Dean, Frost School of Music, University of Miami

2019 Jazz Band Members

Ensemble members listed alphabetically.

Alto Saxophone
Simon Hwang – Princeton H.S., NJ
Veronica Leahy – Charlotte Latin School, NC

Tenor Saxophone
Charles Munroe – Ransom Everglades School, FL
Cole Palensky – Papillion-LaVista South H.S., NE

Baritone Saxophone
Benjamin Trimboli – Dominion H.S., VA

Summer Camargo – Dillard Center for the Arts, FL
Kellin Hanas – Wheaton North H.S., IL
Taekjin Lee – Ann Arbor Community H.S., MI
Aaron Ouellette – RHAM H.S., CT
Sid Sadhu – Liberty H.S., TX

Sam Broten – Klein Collins H.S., TX
Benjamin Conn – Agoura H.S., CA
Frederick Larsen – Carrboro H.S., NC
Jackson Spellman – A. W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, FL

Bass Trombone
Nathan Peterson – University H.S., FL

Michael Ramos – Florida Christian School, FL

Devlin Tenney – Litchfield H.S., CT

Miles Lennox – Dillard Center for the Arts, FL

Kevin Murphy – Skyline H.S., WA

Past Jazz Band of America Members