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,” home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Elliot performed 2 trombone workshops focusing on trombone fundamentals, how to approach performing the music of Duke Ellington, playing as a section and understanding the architecture of the arrangement.
Randy Brecker:I was captivated by their first CD Two Sides One Story and this record, let’s say, just takes it from where they left off and while maintaining that tradition, shows them both blossoming and breaking new ground and new perspectives.
No shows booked at the moment.
Play Music from ‘Two Sides, One Story’