The San Diego Jazz Party is pleased to consider awarding scholarships to students who went to High School in the San Diego area and are or will be enrolled as full time undergraduates studying Jazz at any nonprofit College or University in the United States.
Print the following forms out, fill out completely, and mail or email to:
Chair, Scholarship Committee
San Diego Jazz Party
5548 Lancaster Drive
San Diego, CA 92120
LINKS TO FORMS:
Tiger Diep, a recent graduate of the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts, has been playing the saxophone since the age of 11. Aside from the saxophone, he doubles on other instruments as well such as the clarinet, flute, EWI (electronic wind instrument), and the piano. Tiger is grateful to have had amazing teachers and mentors such as Jeffrey Benedict, Gilbert Castellanos, Julius Tolentino, as well as John Reynolds who have helped him up to this point. In the fall, Tiger will be attending New York University to study privately and receive instruction from Mark Turner, Joe Lovano, Chris Potter, and Dave Pietro.
Sam Kredich attended Del Norte High school and played four years in their music program. He has been playing the trumpet since he was ten, but has also played and taken lessons for piano, guitar and vocals.
Outside high school, he participated in the International academy of Jazz as well as the Young Lions Conversatory under the direction of Gilbert Castellanos. Through his association with Castellanos, he was part of the opening group for a tribute to Mongo Santamaria and Jack Costanzo at Bayside Summer Nights at Embarcadeo Marina in July of 2019. He also was part of the opening group for the Roots of Rhythm concert at Copley Symphony Hall as part of the Jazz at Jacobs Series. Under the direction of Andy Geib, Kredich was in the Ambasadors of Soul, a high school funk group that travels around gigging in areas like Ocean beach and Balboa Park.