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New Westminster jazz band tops at festival

New Westminster secondary was named the best senior jazz band at the 2012 Envisions Jazz Festival held in Surrey earlier this month.
The NWSS WilKaz Duo, consisting of Wil Chernoff and Kaz Takasugi, also won the best senior combo award. In addition, Chernoff was named the best senior bassist and Takasugi the best senior trumpet. Other also recognized as best in their classes were Tiger Xu (junior trombone), Victoria Hebbard (junior vibraphonist), Daniel Kweon (junior pianist) and Sophie Labrosse (junior vocal jazz soloist).
Madeleine Elkins and Ivy Chao received scholarships to the Comox Valley Youth Music Centre.

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