Though the the skies are still grey and the rain is still falling, it is time to start planning for summer camp! We’ve collected information on some of the best jazz-focused camps here…
Congratulations to Scott Brown and the musicians of Roosevelt Jazz Band I, selected as finalists for the 2018 Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. They’ll be in some mighty fine company in NYC come May, including neighbors Ballard and Mountlake Terrace High Schools. For more information and a list of all the finalists, hop over to the Essentially Ellington website.
Please join us for the 30th annual Roosevelt Jazz Big Band Gala on March 24, 2018 at The Brockey Center, South Seattle College. Get your tickets here. It will be a fun-filled evening of music, food, and the chance to bid on fabulous auction items. Buy some raffle tickets and get a chance to take home your choice of several fun gift baskets!
See you there on March 24!!
On Friday, March 30th, Roosevelt’s Jazz Band I will perform at Hot Java Cool Jazz. Purchase your tickets now from Roosevelt Jazz Boosters. This annual event, sponsored by Starbucks, is a terrific opportunity to see the top Seattle-area high school jazz bands perform. It’s also a huge fundraiser for our program, thanks to Starbucks’ generous donation of all proceeds from ticket sales to the five selected schools. We hope to see you there!
The show takes place downtown at the Paramount Theater; doors will open at 6pm for this 7pm show.