Brian Lynch, Featured Soloist
Johannes Wallmann, Director
Brad Carman, Assistant Director
Brittany Sperberg, Student Assistant

Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Brian Lynch has traveled the world over. Born in Illinois and raised in Milwaukee, he has made a name for himself performing and composing, all the while working with big names like the Horace Silver Quintet, the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, Angel Canales, Hector LaVoe, and Eddie Palmieri. He has been on the music faculty at the University of Miami and New York University, and directed workshops in Harvard University, The Eastman School of Music, Dartmouth University, the University of North Texas, and Columbia University.

2014 UW Honors Jazz Band

Benjamin Drummond, alto sax (Edgewood HS)
Andrew Maxfield, alto sax (Waunakee HS)
Philip Rudnitzky, tenor sax (Verona Area HS)
Xavier Payne, tenor sax (Sun Prairie HS)

Maria Hilgers, bari sax (McFarland HS)

Burton Copeland (Middleton HS)
Sam Szotkowski (Madison Memorial HS)
Lindsey Kermgard (Madison Memorial HS)
Marie Kaczmarek (Madison West HS)

Gabriel Guglielmina (Madison Memorial HS)
Alexander Valigura (Sun Prairie HS)
Liam DeForest
Ryan Kruger (Sun Prairie HS)

Rhythm Section:
Lucas Myers, guitar (Stoughton HS)
Eli Bucheit, piano (Middleton HS)
Sam Olson, bass (Sun Prairie HS)
Tanner Tanyeri, drums (Middleton HS)
Kameron Kudick, drums (Madison Memorial HS)


Photos by Michael R. Anderson