UW Jazz Festival

Will Knight (JB2, trumpet), and Kai DeSpain (JB1, tenor sax) received Outstanding Soloist awards at the UW Jazz Festival on January 28. JB1 was one of two finalists selected to perform in the evening concert. Congratulations! The emphasis of this festival is education, ensemble performance, improvisation and developing the jazz language.  Roosevelt was well represented with JB1, JB2, and JB3 all participating.

Hot Java Cool Jazz on March 17

Roosevelt Jazz Families,
Starbucks has selected Roosevelt Jazz Band 1 to participate in the 2017 Starbucks Hot Java Cool Jazz event at the Paramount Theatre. Starbucks has been sponsoring this event since 1995 and has raised over $500,000 for local high school jazz programs. We are fortunate to be a part of this amazing event and to live in a community that celebrates jazz.

Join us on Friday 3/17/17 and come see a fantastic show featuring Roosevelt plus other talented local high school bands.

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While you’re marking your calendar also save Saturday 3/18/17 for the Roosevelt Jazz Big Band Dance and Auction.

Jazz Nutcracker Tickets Now Available

Greetings, family, friends and neighbors!Jazz Nutcracker

The Roosevelt High School Jazz Band performs Duke Ellington’s Jazz Nutcracker December 3 and 4!

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Swing into the holiday season with Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s festive Jazz Nutcracker, a fanciful take on the Tchaikovsky suite. The award-winning Roosevelt Jazz Band is fortunate to have the rights to perform this arrangement. Join us for a Seattle tradition. Check out this video for a preview of what you will enjoy at the show.

Showtimes:
Saturday, December 3, 7:30 PM and Sunday, December 4, 2 PM at the Roosevelt High School Performing Arts Theater.

Cost:
$18 for adults, $13 for students and seniors.

 

Jazz Nutcracker performance