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Biography

The award-winning Stivers Jazz Orchestra earned first place at Boston’s 2004, 2008 and 2011 Berklee Jazz Festival among top high school jazz ensembles across the nation and earned the opportunity to perform at the Lincoln Center in New York City in 2012. The group has six CD recordings to date.

Stivers School for the Arts Jazz Orchestra musicians under the direction of:

Scott Gasaway, Director of Band and Jazz Orchestra

Saxophones:
Hector Gagnet – lead
Michael McCann
Craig Jackson
Terrance Auster
Taylor Diamond-Baker

Trombones:

Anthony Bryson – lead
Neko Cortez
Noah Foskuhl

Trumpets:
Luis Perez – lead
Heather Pavy
Lauren Stone
Ayanna Sawmiller

Rhythm Section:
Justin Dawson – bass
Taylor Stevens – piano
Shawn Bryant – drums
Cedric Hart – auxiliary percussion

 

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