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Seattle JazzED Jamboree!

  • Carlson Theater at Bellevue College 3000 Landerholm Cir SE Bellevue, WA 98007 (map)
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Join us for a celebration of jazz! Hear your favorite tunes performed by bands directed by some of Seattle's best, including Clarence Acox, Wayne Horvitz, Darin Faul, Cora Jackson and many more. This is a jam-packed event, with ensembles representing the spectrum of JazzED students, from our youngest beginners to our most advanced high school students. And this year, our new JazzED Drumline Project will perform. Don't miss it.

Seattle JazzED is the premier youth jazz organization in the Seattle region, serving kids in grades 4-12, and was the winner of the 2015 Seattle Mayor's Arts Award.

There will be JazzED merchandise and food and beverages available for purchase.
Free admission, no tickets required.

Carlson Theatre is building “E” on the map below (bottom left corner). Parking is available in lots #12, 10, 8, 6.


Participant Information:
This is the final concert for the JazzED Ensembles.
*All performers arrive 30 minutes prior to their performance time.
Performance order:

  • 10:00am Doors Open

  • 10:30am Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble directed by Darin Faul

  • 11:00am Count Basie Ensemble directed by Mark Taylor

  • 11:30am Quincy Jones Ensemble directed by Clarence Acox

  • 12:00pm Louis Armstrong Ensemble directed by Marina Christopher and Jerome Smith

  • 12:30pm Creative Orchestra Project directed by Wayne Horvitz

  • 1:00pm Drumline Project directed by Tony Sodano

  • 1:30pm New Works Ensemble directed by Wayne Horvitz

  • 2:00pm Melba Liston Ensemble directed by Kelly Clingan

  • 2:30pm Prep Ensembles directed by Cora Jackson, Ricardo Luna, Kelsey Mines, Sherrell Mitchell, Tony Sodano, Dan Wickham, Darrius Willrich

  • 3:15pm Nina Simone Vocal Ensemble directed by Cora Jackson and Sherrell Mitchell

  • 3:45pm Benny Goodman Ensemble directed by Ricardo Luna

  • 4:15pm Show ends/Load out

Earlier Event: May 11
The Kareem Kandi Band at Vito's
Later Event: May 21
The Westerlies at Fremont Abbey