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Monterey Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Members

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Date(s) - 06/29/2019 - 07/01/2019
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Monterey Fairgrounds

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NGJO Performs with Allison Miller and Derrick Hodge at 62nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 29, 2019

 

Photo by Cole Thompson/ Courtesy of Monterey Bay Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to announce the 2019 members of its Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, the Festival’s internationally-renowned high school all-star big band, featuring the best high school jazz musicians in the country.

This year, Monterey Jazz Festival is excited to announce that six women musicians have been selected to the 2019 NGJO, a milestone for the band. This year’s musicians include Summer Camargo (trumpet, Dillard Center for the Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.); Jayla Chee (bass, Carlmont High School, Belmont, Calif.); Zion Dyson (vocal, The Bishop’s School, San Diego, Calif.); Serena Geroe (guitar, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, Calif.); Kellin Hanas (trumpet, Wheaton North High School, Wheaton, Ill.); and Veronica Leahy (alto saxophone, Charlotte Latin School, Charlotte, N.C.).

 

About Monterey Jazz Festival
The Monterey Jazz Festival celebrates the legacy of jazz, expands its boundaries, and provides opportunities to experience jazz through the creative production of performances and educational programs. The 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival will take place September 27-29, 2019 at the Monterey County Fairgrounds. For show dates, tickets, and more information go to montereyjazzfestival.org for more.


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