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Congratulations to all of the participating schools for a vibrant and exciting 9th Annual Charles Mingus High School Competition and Festival.

Thank you all for making Mingus a part of your musical lives.

Outstanding Combo Arrangement
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars – Kate Williams – Eclipse

Mingus Spirit Award
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame‘s Tulsa Jambassadors

Outstanding Section (Non-Specialized)
Medfield High School‘s Trumpet Section

Outstanding Section (Specialized)
Jazz House Kids Sax Section

Outstanding Combo (Non Specialized)
Berkeley High School Combo A

Outstanding Combo (Specialized)
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo

Outstanding Big Band (Non-Specialized)
Lexington High School (Massachusetts) Jazz Ensemble

Outstanding Big Band (Specialized)
SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Big Band

Outstanding Soloists
Berkeley High School – Jasim Perales – Trombone
Berkeley High School – Owen Storey – Bass
Rio Americano High – Duncan McElman – Bari Sax
Rio Americano High – Nick Augusta – Piano
Newark Academy – Cosimo Frabrizio – Guitar
SFJAZZ – Solomon Alber – Tenor Sax
Jazz House – Nathan Farrell – Alto Sax
Jazz House – Adam Wacks – Drums
SFJAZZ – Matanda Keyes – Drums

Click the link for more information about the competition and festival–>