|When:||Back to Calendar January 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm||Where:||Rainier Valley Cultural Center
3515 South Alaska Street
|Categories:||Music School-Related Groups|
West Seattle students Swing in the New Year – January 13 at Garfield Jazz Winter Concert!
Garfield Jazz highlights Seattle’s citywide talent, featuring students from Beacon Hill to Ballard, Lake City to Leschi, Madison Valley to Magnolia, Wallingford to West Seattle. Thirteen Garfield Jazz students call West Seattle home.
The public is invited to hear some of Seattle’s best young jazz musicians as Garfield Jazz Bands I, II and III take the stage together for the first time this season:
Sunday, January 13 at 7:00 pm
Rainier Valley Cultural Center
3515 S. Alaska (by Rainier Avenue South)
Seattle, WA 98118
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, or $20 per family. Middle
school students are admitted free with school I.D. Baked goods, hot cider, and a limited supply of Vietnamese sandwiches will be available, so come early!
Band I features Derek Billey (alto saxophone), Kellen Bryan (drums), Calvin Foucault (guitar), Charlie Sawyer (tenor saxophone), Nihkil Wadhwa (guitar).
Band II area musicians are Edward Batchelder (trumpet), Julien LaPierre (piano), Talia Lawrence (trumpet), Elliot Reid (guitar), Connor Steen (trombone).
Band III debuts with West Seattle’s Conor Gormally (bass), Morgan Higgins (piano), Liya LaPierre (bass), Connor Steen (trombone)
Clarence Acox, Jr., widely regarded as the man who has set the gold standard for high school jazz programs nationwide, directs Bands I and II. World-renowned trumpet player Jay Thomas directs Band III, along with assistant director Scott Lytle.
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