Swinging into the new year: three ensembles show case their jazz


Robinson (left), senior Jonathan van Hyning (middle) and Matthews (right) stand for a round of applause. Studio Jazz Ensemble pianist junior India Hill (not pictured) said, “I like jazz because it’s a lot more personable and we get to be more creative with it than in the other music classes.” Photo by: Lola Bobrow

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BHS senior alto saxist Mattias Lindberg during his solo in “Trofeo De Bolos” by Craig Skeffington. Lindnberg commented, “It all started sophomore year. That’s when I really got into jazz music. It’s a lot more free than regular orchestra music.” Photo by: Lola Bobrow
BHS Jazz Ensemble pianist Stephanie Park during “Lynda B” by Dave Hansen. Photo by: Lola Bobrow
VHS junior alto saxist Malia Matthews stands for her solo during “Whiplash.” Photo by: Lola Bobrow
VHS freshman alto saxist Vivian Robinson rests during “Whiplash” by Hank Levy. Photo by: Lola Bobrow
VHS senior tenor saxist Max Yost performs Dave Brubeck’s “Blue Rondo A La Turk” as a part of the Studio Jazz Ensemble. Photo by: Lola Bobrow
VHS Studio Jazz Ensemble alto saxist Daniel Kim during “Naima” by John Coltrane. Photo by: Lola Bobrow