Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

Taylorville High School Jazz Band senior Tripp Pelichoff was presented the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award at the Fourteenth Annual Taylorville High School Evening of Jazz and Percussion will be held on Thursday Evening, February 23. Tripp is a four year member of the jazz band and has excelled in his musicianship over that time. He earned a trip to ILMEA All-State his junior year. Band Director Chris Gunn said, “It has been a joy to have Tripp in the program and watch him grow as a musician. He has continually sought out musical knowledge and made it his own.”

Pictured are Tripp Pelichoff and Chris Gunn, director.