Big Bands - Edmonds Center for the Arts: 9:00 - 5:00
Chorals - Holy Rosary Church: 9:30 - 4:30
Combos - Edmonds Theater: 9:30 - 4:30
In addition to their ECA Presented performance, John Pizzarelli and Ann Hampton Callaway will conduct a free lecture-demonstration on May 20, for students participating in Edmonds Jazz Connection.
The Edmonds Jazz Connection is a local music festival, including a full day of performances from nationally recognized and award-winning High School and Middle School jazz programs from throughout the Pacific Northwest, and highlights numerous student groups that have performed in prestigious competitions nationwide. At the conclusion of the academic year, Jazz Connection is an encore for these accomplished students to perform for the community, and showcase their improvisational talents while playing side-by-side with professional musicians. This year's event includes two groups selected for Essentially Ellington in 2017!
Admission is free & donations accepted. All proceeds to benefit student scholarships and music education grant programs.