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Britt Madsen, Deputy Director
Online Press Kit:
Seattle JazzED Fact Sheet
Seattle JazzED Photos (subjects have signed media releases)
Seattle JazzED’s Girls Ellington Project has been accepted to the Swing Central Jazz Festival – an historic first.
Seattle JazzED and Capitol Hill Housing to develop a youth performing arts hub and affordable housing in Rainier Valley
JazzED in the Press
Seattle JazzED has grown by leaps and bounds, providing jazz classes to kids who may otherwise not have access >>
Seattle Times website only allows a certain number of free articles per month and then puts up a paywall. Click HERE to read the article as a PDF
Crosscut.com: 2018 exits and entrances: Seattle region's arts scene
South Seattle Emerald: JazzED and Capitol Hill Housing come together for arts and equity
April 2018, MadisonValley.org: "JazzED In Our Valley"
October 2017, VOICE of Washington Music Educators: "The Educational Jazz Band: Where Are the Girls?"
September 4, 2017, KNKX 88.5FM: "The Seattle JazzED Invasion"
December 20, 2016, KNKX 88.5FM: ""Hey Ladies! JazzED's Melba Liston All-Stars"
December 1, 2016: Earshot Jazz Magazine: "Seattle JazzED Debuts First WeBop Classes on the West Coast"
April 1, 2016, Jazz Journalists Association: "Laurie de Koch, 2016 Seattle Jazz Hero"
March 31, 2016, ParentMap Magazine, 2016 Superheroes Awards: "The Jazz Teachers: Clarence Acox Jr. and Jacob Zimmerman"
February 16, 2016, KUOW 94.9 FM: "Seattle Girls' Jazz Band Shatters Stereotypes"
August 31, 2015, City Arts Magazine: "Mayor's Arts Award: Seattle JazzED"
July 23, 2015, Seattle Times: "Mayor's Arts Award Winners"
April 21, 2015, Conn-Selmer Education Newsletter: "Getting Jazzed in Seattle"
Earshot Jazz Publication "2014 Golden Ear Awards Recipients"
March 20, 2015, Seattle ParentMap: "Reclaiming the Arts in Schools"
November 19, 2014, King 5 New Day Northwest: Talented Students from Seattle JazzED perform (video)
July 23, 2014, Examiner.com: "Seattle JazzED links area children to jazz programs, helps those in need"
November 22, 2010, KPLU 88.5: "Jazz program hopes to strike a chord with Seattle kids"
December 15, 2010, The Seattle Times: "Jazz taught in the key of all"
December 13, 2010, Crosscut.com: "New jazz group matches budding musicians with legendary teachers"