Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 JSOP Student Jazz Competition! The event, which was held on Thurs. March 15, drew over 300 enthusiastic audience members. Each finalist performed two songs with a rhythm section composed of Sean Deitrich (piano), Tom Latenser (bass) and Fred Domulot (drums).
College Instrumental Division:
First Place: Jackson Willis (trombone)
Second Place: Avery Greene Jr. (trumpet)
Third Place: Michael Danielson (double bass)
High School Instrumental Division:
First Place: Jacob Dearrington (trumpet)
Second Place: Austin Paul Conner Jr (alto sax)
Third Place: Kaleb Broom (tenor sax)
Jazz Vocal Division:
First Place: Destiny Howard
Second Place: Isabelle Peterson
Third Place: Sarah Harley
Judges for the competition were:
Thank you to all who came out to support these young musicians and the JSOP Education initiatives, especially the JETS (Jazz Education Team Supporters) whose financial donations helped to fund this event.