Memorial Jazz Band awarded top prize at university music competition


The Memorial Middle School seventh and eighth grade Jazz band had an outstanding performance at the University of Houston jazz competition on Feb. 23.

The MMS Jazz I and II won the prestigious award of being named the University of Houston jazz competition “Best of the Festival”.

They also had five students earn jazz all – star recognition. The selected jazz all-stars were Erik Alvarado, Danielle Gonzalez, Lizeth Castro, Ethan Spindle, and David Day.

David Day also performed a guitar solo and was selected as the Best Soloist of the festival.

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