CSM Jazz Ensemble at Next Generation FestivalStudents in the CSM Jazz Ensemble had the experience of a lifetime at the Monterey Jazz Next Generation Festival in early March. The ensemble was selected for the festival as one of just six college and university ensembles nationwide. The CSM band did not win, but received rave reviews from the adjudicators. Renowned New York trumpet artist Ingrid Jensen commented, “This is an incredible group.” Composer and jazz artist Alan Ferber wrote, “The students emitted great energy from the stage…Inspired.”