Workshop Description
Students in the Jazz Orchestra Project will step outside the classical music box and dive into jazz and improvisation in a strings big band with a full rhythm section. Music is arranged specifically for this ensemble by David Marriott, Jr., award-winning jazz trombonist, performer, composer, arranger and educator.

MLK FAME Community Center, 3201 E Republican St, Seattle WA 98112

Music Director
Beth Fortune
Director of Orchestras and Eclectic Strings at Seattle’s Washington Middle School, and the Director of Educational Programming at the Wintergrass Music Festival.

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This ensemble is geared for intermediate to advanced players of all stringed instruments in grades 7-12. No jazz experience is necessary. Come with an open mind and an expectation of fun times ahead!

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