LAS VEGAS JAZZ INVITATIONAL
Guest Artists & Adjudicators
Jeff Kashiwa is a popular smooth jazz saxophonist who first came to the public's attention as a member of the Rippingtons. In addition to touring with The Sax Pack, Kashiwa has expanded his career to include music education.
One of the top clarinetists in jazz, Ken Peplowski has helped keep the tradition of small-group swing alive! He is the artistic director of the Sarasota Jazz Festival, Newport Beach Jazz Party, and the Newport, Oregon Jazz Festival.
Paul Lucckesi is an instructor at Fresno City College in Fresno, California. He is a member of Los Hooligans which combines traditional Jamaican ska, modern and traditional jazz, Latin American music, and Rhythm and Blues.