Call for high school jazz musicians

The Ventura Music Festival is sponsoring the third annual Student Jazz Competition, open to all high school students in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties.

The contest winner will play with Latin-jazz percussionist Pete Escovedo when the musician and his ensemble perform at Ventura High School Theatre on Feb. 13.

The judges will pick five finalists from submitted CDs. The finalists will perform two songs live onstage with the Venturabased jazz trio Coda at 3 p.m. ...

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