Jazz Combo Competition

February 24, 2018 | 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM
Holland Center 

Thank you for another successful Jazz Combo Competition in conjunction with the UNO Great Plains Jazz Festival. This fourth annual competition element of the festival provides outstanding student ensembles a chance to shine in a combo setting. 

Congratulations to this year's winners!

  • Collegiate Division: UNO Combo 1
  • High School Division: Cole Palensky Quartet
  • Special Recognition of Excellence in Collegiate Division: Iowa State Combo 1A
  • Special Recognition of Excellence in Solo: Emmanuel Michael on guitar from Washington High School – Sioux Fall, SD

Winners will perform as the opening act for a Jazz on the Green concert and play for Minneapolis jazz band Davina and the Vagabonds during an exclusive master class.