To watch the LIVESTREAM of their performance in Savannah, tune in Friday, April 5 at 6:50am Pacific Time at this link: https://livestream.com/WTOC/events/8136137
Swing Central Jazz
Marcus Roberts, Director | April 3–5, 2019
Swing Central Jazz is a three-day workshop and competition with a collective approach to big band jazz instruction. Led by pianist/composer/educator Marcus Roberts, the clinician team includes a wide range of jazz educators such as Jason Marsalis, Jim Ketch (Associate Director), Brianna Thomas and Wycliffe Gordon.
Congratulations to our 2019 Finalists!
Agoura High School Jazz “A” (Agoura Hills, CA) – Bob Hackett, dir.
Albemarle High School Jazz Ensemble (Charlottesville, VA) – Greg Thomas, dir.
Byron Center High School Jazz Orchestra (Byron Center, MI) – Marc Townley, dir.
Calabasas Jazz “A” Band (Calabasas, CA) – Aaron Kohen, dir.
Enloe High School Jazz Ambassadors (Raleigh, NC) – Robert C. Hunter, dir.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Youth Big Band (New York, NY) – Matt Buttermann, dir.
Memphis Central High School Jazz Band (Memphis, TN) – Ollie Liddell, dir.
Plymouth Canton Educational Park John Coltrane Ensemble (Canton, MI) – Noah Bellamy, dir.
Rio Americano PM Jazz Ensemble (Sacramento, CA) – Maxwell Kiesner, dir.
Seattle JazzED Girls Ellington Project (Seattle, WA) – Kelly Clingan, dir.
Spruce Creek High School 12 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble (Port Orange, FL) – Robert Bosma, dir.
Tarpon Springs High School Jazz Ensemble (Tarpon Springs, FL) – Chris De León, dir.