HAPCO Music Foundation

Justin Mendez
Justin Mendez

Artists I’ve played with – Wycliffe Gordon, Dave Liebman, Delfeayo Marsalis, Mark Rapp, Chad Lefkowitz Brown, Scott Wilson, Jeff Rupert, Dan Miller.

Honor bands – I have made 1st Chair in the All District concert band and All District Jazz band every year from 7th grade through 12th grade. I made 2nd chair in the All State Concert Band in 9th grade. I made the UCF all star high school jazztet in 10th grade.

Camps/Workshops – I won the WDNA Scholarship Competition and received a Full scholarship to the Litchfield Jazz Camp. I’ve attended the Jamey Aebersold camp for 5 years and made the Top Jazz combo every year. I have attended the Stetson Saxophone Workshop for 4 years. I’ve also attended
the Inside Outside saxophone workshop for 3 years and I have attended the UNF Summer Workshop. I’ve taught at the Hapco Jazz Camp and the ColaJazz Workshop.

Festivals – I have performed at the Hapco Jazz Festival, The Ocoee Jazz Festival, The Koger Jazz Festival, The Litchfield Jazz Festival, The Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Lakeside Jazz Festival, Orlando Latin Jazz Festival.