Essentially Ellington

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Greta Chappell

Senior at Mount Si

“Jazz to me is more than the music. To me, jazz promotes emotion, and I’ve never felt a wider spectrum of emotion than when I’m playing, or listening to, or learning about jazz.”

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Harper Thomas

Junior at Mountlake Terrace

“This group of students is so passionate about music and I share that passion. I play flute in the school’s chamber winds band. And if there’s anything the band director Darin Faul has taught me, if you can’t say it through words, you can say it through music.”

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Unathi Machyo

Freshman at Edmonds-Woodway

“This is my first time at the competition, and I am most looking forward to not only hearing all the other bands, but just simply being at the epicenter of one of the most incredible jazz communities in the world.”


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