1st row:Hunter Snyder, Jessica Neaton, Jordyn Robarge, Mikayla Bridgeman & Cole Carlson. 2nd row: Stephanie Jardine, Jenna Doeden, Daniel Kopis, Nate Souther & Izzy Rasmussen. 3rd row standing: Grant Bengston, April Harrison, Rachel Olson, Cailtlin Loeffler, Cassie Jahn, Hannah Fussy & Andrea Doty. (Submitted photo.)

Jazz band performs at Mississippi 8 festival

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The 2013-14 Big Lake High School Jazz Band.  They participated in the Mississippi 8 Jazz Festival Nov. 26  at North Branch High School.  The group performed three pieces for the clinicians.
How High The Moon by Hamilton and Lewis.  This piece featured Rachel Olson, trumpet solo.
Autumn Twilight by Larry Neeck.  This piece featured Jordyn Robarge, alto sax solo.
Sway by Gimbel and Ruiz.  This piece featured Caitlin Loeffler, trumpet and Jordyn Robarge, alto sax soloists.
Their next performance will be at the BLHS Holiday Concert on Monday, December 16th at 7:30pm.

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