Jazz Alumni & Faculty Recognized in Downbeat's 67th Annual Critics Poll

Miguel Zenón (Feat. Spektral Quartet) - Yo Soy La Tradición

Downbeat has published their 67th Annual Critics' Poll in their August issue, with many NEC alumni and faculty singled out for recognition.

Current faculty member Miguel Zenón was recognized with top honors in the Alto Saxophone category, and alumna Sara Serpa in the Rising Star Female Vocalist category.

Top honors for Jazz Group went to the Fred Hersch Trio, led by alumnus and former faculty Hersch, who will perform with NEC this season in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the NEC jazz department. Learn more about Jazz50

Congratulations to the many additional NEC alumni and faculty who received votes across all categories.

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