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POSTPONED – Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band
The Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band showcases the top-tier high school student musicians from Santa Cruz and neighboring counties. Hand-picked by their band directors, these talented young ambassadors of jazz pass a rigorous audition to earn their position in the Honor Band. During weekly rehearsals at Kuumbwa, they study advanced jazz theory, arranging, improvisation, and learn valuable life skills in teamwork and critical thinking. Under the direction of David McGillicuddy, the band-members gain vital performing experience at special events and festivals throughout the school year, culminating in this special headline performance at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center. The 2019/2020 band features Pianist Noé Arredondo George, trombonist Donald Baker, drummer David Feinberg, trumpeter Ian Ferrucci, tenor saxophonist Sage Liem, bassist Thea Miller, tenor saxophonist Logan Robb, guitarist Sebastian Roeder-Hensley, and alto saxophonist/clarinetist Skyler Shipp.
(5% City of Santa Cruz Admission Tax included, service charge not included)