Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival

May 08 - May 10, 2009

The bands will compete and participate in a festival of workshops, jam sessions and more, from now until the final competition and festival in New York City on May 4, 5 at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. The top three placing bands will perform with Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wynton Marsalis as a soloist on May 6th at Avery Fisher Hall followed by an all Ellington concert performed by the 15-piece Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra – all of who serve as mentors for each of the finalist bands during this weekend festival. The three-day festival culminates with the awards ceremony honoring outstanding soloists and sections and placing the top-three bands.

Rose Theater at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center

New York NY 10023
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