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.

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

Earshot Jazz at RHS

Hello Jazz Families!

Roosevelt Jazz Band 1 and special guest D’Vonne Lewis Limited Edition will play as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival on October 22, 2016 at Roosevelt High School. D’Vonne Lewis is a Roosevelt grad and former drummer in the Roosevelt Jazz band!

Tickets are available at the Earshot link below, $18 for adults and $10 for students. There is also a discounted “Family Pack” ticket option: $50 for two adults and two student tickets.

Tickets are available here.