2011 DOWNBEAT COLLEGE AWARDS ANNOUNCED

In The May issue of Downbeat the 2011 College awards were announced. The Brubeck Institute Fellows received a total of five awards. The winners are: Outstanding Performance (Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, saxophone) Outstanding Performance (Nick Frenay, trumpet), Original Composition-"Deviation" (Chad Lefkowitz-Brown), Jazz Arrangement-"All My Love" by Dave Brubeck (Nick Freney) Outstanding Jazz Group (Fantasy V with Joe Gilman Musical Director). Fantasy V consists of the Brubeck Fellows 2009-2010 which recorded the CD 90/10 at the Fantasy Studio in Berkeley, CA in May of 2010.

Congratulations to all!