Carroll Jazz Band Director David Lown announced Tuesday, Nov. 13 that student Jared Neeley was selected to the Texas All-State Jazz Ensemble.
The All-State group itself is comprised of only 20 students from around the State and Neeley won one of those spots. Neeley is a Carroll ISD senior. He plays trombone.
Carroll ISD band students also ranked highly in the overall competition results. Students names and rankings are listed below:
2012-2013 All-State Jazz Rankings
- Tanner Deters – Alto Sax – 6th
- Tien Tran – Alto Sax – 21st
- Adam Horne – Trumpet – 19th
- Jared Neeley – Trombone – 3rd and selected to the All-State Jazz Ensemble
- Kenny Martin – Piano – 3rd
- Ammar Ansari – Guitar 14th
- Stephen Ma – Drums – 15th