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Essentially Ellington Jazz Band Competition & Festival

New York City, New York | May 5, 2022

Essentially Ellington - 200x85Festival dates span from May 5 – 7.

The annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is one of the most innovative jazz education events in the world.  Each year, high school musicians from across North America travel to New York City to spend three days immersed in workshops, jam sessions, rehearsals and performances at the “House of Swing,” Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.  Visit the official website here: academy.jazz.org.