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Los Al Jazz 2008-2009
We hope you will attend next year.
The LAUSD jazz program began forty-two years ago as a labor of love by Mr. Chuck Wackerman. Mr. Wackerman’s esteem in the jazz world has brought the participation of such jazz legends as Louie Bellson, Ed Shaughnessy, Shelly Manne, Frank Rosolino, Hampton Hawes, Carol Kay, Chuck Flores, Bill Watrous, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Kubis, Allan Holdsworth, Frank Capp, Bob Florence.
LAHS Jazz Band Booster parents:
February 11 & 25
March 4 & 18
April 1 & 21
Jazz 2 – sectionals @ 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Jazz 1 – sectionals @ 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Sectionals are for the WHOLE BAND, everybody needs to be there!
All group and festival photos are now at http://www.flickr.com/photos/losal_jazz.
|Top row||Kevin Lundberg, Adrian Foy, Wyatt Johnson, Connor Oâ€™Brien, Andrea Chattler Steven Jones|
|Middle row||Alex Kolkin, Colin Moore, Matthew Shope, Eddie Emery, Garrett Nichols, Doug Welsh, Edward Han Guo, David Fuller, Lindsey Brennan, Matt Fountain|
|Bottom row in chairs||Eric Ross, Leah Heit, Ryan Butcher, Josh Connors, David Hiltzik, Michael Nitikman, Elise McCallum, Jessica Connors|
Jazz II (2008-2009)
|Top row||Tyler Regner, Austin Arcala, Andrew Yazdanbakhsh, Gabrielle Miller, Connor Johns, Matthew Crandall, Stephen Zambrano|
|Middle row||Jackson Kuhn, Steven Castro, Helen Herbert, Amanda Black, Bryan Dunn, Christopher Macias, Christopher Sims, Wendy Nestlerode, Kyle McIntyre|
|Bottom row in chairs||Jillian Frost, Aaron Blumenthal, Alex Valentincic, Darren Westby, Eric Hirschhorn, Chris Cockrill, Andy Kolkin, Chad Kumabe, Jeffrey Won, Melissa Corrigan|
For school year 2008 – 2009, LAHS Jazz bands will participate in a number of regional Jazz festivals, including Reno Jazz festival which will be in April 23 – 26, 2009.
|December 16||Winter Concert|
|February 13||Disneyland||Jazz 2 photos|
|February 19||Disneyland||Jazz 1 photos|
|March 7||36th class notes at LAHS||in concert with The Wayne Bergeron Big Band|
|March 9||All-district band night at LAHS gym|
|March 14||Esperanza Aztec Jazz|
|March 21||15th Irvine Jazz||Jazz I, 1st place Advanced division, Jazz II, 1st place Intermediate division, Jazz Combo A – 2nd place, Jazz II took best rhythm section and best sax section, Aaron Blumenthal took best soloist in the intermediate division|
|April 4||Fullerton College Jazz||Jazz I, – –|
|April 23 – 25||Reno Jazz||photos|
|May 9||San Clemente||photos|
|May 16||Brea-Olinda||: :|
|May 16th||Jazz 1 performs at the bistro Steamers in Fullerton||—|
|June 2||Spring Concert||at LAHS|
|Vice President:||Deborah Hiltzik|