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 Seattleโ€™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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