Jazz Explorers place second in regional jazz competition

By Allegra Tepper The Jazz Explorers took second place to Oakwood in the Dos Pueblos Jazz Festival Competition last Saturday.  Nick Chuba ’10 and Leland Cox ’09 were also recognized as outstanding soloists at the festival in Goleta, CA.  The Shawn Feldman Combo, composed of members from Studio Jazz Band, also competed. Sixteen bands from […]

New jazz teacher prepares for class

By Stephanie Deutsch When jazz teacher Jerry Margolis retired after 36 years, middle school Pianist for the Choral Program Kevin Babuder informed his best friend Shawn Costantino of the spot that needed to be filled. This year, Costantino is looking forward to being “surrounded by students and teachers of the highest academic and intellectual achievement.” […]