Roger Rickson

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Had a great career at Corona High School: a nation- ally known jazz power and one of the first high school bands to record. He became Director of Bands at Riverside City College, where he established a huge jazz program, as well as festivals and recording projects.

While in Riverside, Roger directed the Riverside Winds and was considered one of the best clinicians & adjudicators. Roger served as conductor for many honor groups, the first and twentieth Anniversary SCSBOA Honor Jazz Groups, and was a huge mentor to young educators in bands and jazz venues.

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