SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Combo

 
 
SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Combo

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo

In addition to its award-winning big band, The SFJAZZ High School All-Stars presents its 6-piece Combo, directed by renowned saxophonist and educator Dann Zinn. Comprised of the "best of the best" Bay Area high school students, this small ensemble focuses on playing original compositions and arrangements, along with the dynamic works by the SFJAZZ Collective.

Combo member benefits include:

  • unique clinics and workshops from world famous jazz musicians such as the SFJAZZ Collective members
  • dedicated college audition recording sessions
  • performance opportunities that include a spot in the SFJAZZ Fall Festival
  • free tickets to select SFJAZZ concerts

2013-2014 Combo Members:

Matt Richards, alto sax, Walnut Creek, Las Lomas High School
Edward Evans, trumpet, Concord, Northgate High School
Patrick Hogan, piano, San Juan Bautista
Logan Kane, bass, Pleasanton, Amador Valley High School
Benjamin Ring, drums, Piedmont, Piedmont High School

 

 

2012-2013 Combo Members:

Elena Pinderhughes, flute, Berkeley, Berkeley High School
Howard Dietz, alto sax, Morgan Hill, Valley Christian High School
Sam Klein-Markman, guitar, Berkeley, Berkeley High School
Michael Orenstein, piano, Berkeley, Berkeley High School
Logan Kane, bass, Pleasanton, Amador Valley High School
Marcelo Bourque-Perez, drums, Berkeley, Berkeley High School