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UAB Jazz Ensemble, Student Win Top Honors at Hall of Fame Competition

  • April 23, 2014
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Jazz Ensemble won the top award, Most Outstanding College Band, on Saturday, April 19, at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame’s 12th annual Student Jazz Band Festival competition.  

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Jazz Ensemble won the top award, Most Outstanding College Band, on Saturday, April 19, at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame’s 12th annual Student Jazz Band Festival competition.  

The UAB Jazz Ensemble’s lead alto saxophonist, Kameron Dickerson, won the top individual award, Most Outstanding College Soloist. Dickerson, of Birmingham, is finishing his third year at UAB. He is a graduate of the Alabama School of Fine Arts and is the grandson of bass player and jazz great Cleve Eaton.