Teens make all-state band

JAZZ KINGS—Pianist Matthew Kuperberg, left, and trombone player Benny Conn were selected as members of the 2018 California All-State Jazz Band. They played with the band in a Feb. 16 show in San Jose. Senior Matthew, 18, and sophomore Benny, 15, are members of the Agoura High School Studio Jazz Band. They were among the 20 musicians chose from across the state to play in the honor band. Both hope to become professional musicians. Courtesy photo

JAZZ KINGS—Pianist Matthew Kuperberg, left, and trombone player Benny Conn were selected as members of the 2018 California All-State Jazz Band. They played with the band in a Feb. 16 show in San Jose. Senior Matthew, 18, and sophomore Benny, 15, are members of the Agoura High School Studio Jazz Band. They were among the 20 musicians chose from across the state to play in the honor band. Both hope to become professional musicians. Courtesy photo