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Jazz Band earns superior rating at state contest

Ponca City Now - April 25, 2019 12:24 pm

The Wildcat Jazz Ensemble received a Division I – Superior rating at the OSSAA State Jazz Band Competition.

The competition was held Wednesday, April 24, at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond.

The group performed three charts — the Frank Sinatra classic “Fly Me to the Moon,” a funk tune called “Fowl Play,” and the classic “I Wan’na Be Like You” from Disney’s movie The Jungle Book.

The performance also featured numerous written and improvisation solos from students Alibek Chekirov, Aubrey Critchfield, Alyssa McCloud, Luke McHenry, David Miller, Ally Riddle, and Mallory Stolhand and Ryan Turnipseed.

Congratulations to all the musicians and their directors.

 

 

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