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Jazzed to play Iowa City

Liberty Jazz Combo takes to Youth Stage
Anya Emerson sweats through a saxophone solo during the Iowa City Jazz Festival Saturday, June 30. The Liberty High Jazz Combo performed on the Youth Stage on Iowa Avenue at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (photo by Cale Stelken)

IOWA CITY– The Liberty High Jazz Combo had the privilege of performing on the Youth Stage for the first time at the Iowa City Jazz Festival, Saturday, June 30. Facing temperatures in the upper 80s, the nine-student band sweated out two sets, one at 6:30 p.m. and another 8:30 p.m. Cracking jokes between songs and ending the night with a composition of their own, the group played to a sizable audience on bustling Iowa Avenue.

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