The CBA Jazz Band of Lincroft, New Jersey gained recognition on a national level with a performance at the 2011 Heritage Music Festival, a competition held in Philadelphia, PA. The jazz band ensemble brought home first place overall, the first such win for the high school academy. In addition to the ensemble victory, the festival awarded five Maestro Awards given to soloists within ensembles. Zach Stroz (trumpet), brought home three of the five soloist awards. Congratulations Zach!