Essentially Ellington Festival Concert
I will be performing some sacred music by Duke Ellington at this AWESOME event! Jazz Outreach Initiative co-sponsors the LARGEST Essentially Ellington Festival in the country along w/ @jazzdotorg and @unlv. 26 HS Jazz Bands performing and attending clinics! Tickets are only $10. $8 for seniors and military. This concert is the culminating event of the nation's largest annual Essentially Ellington Regional High School Jazz Band Festival! Co-hosted by Jazz Outreach Initiative, UNLV College of Music, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music, and licensed by Jazz at Lincoln Center.
From the JOI website: "Join the UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1, Las Vegas Master Singers, Guest Artists including legendary Count Basie drummer Butch Miles, Aaron Turner, Michelle Johnson, Julius Tolentino, Don Cunningham, and Kenny Rampton along with featured outstanding high school student soloists from CCSD and So California in a celebration of the music of Duke Ellington and other jazz luminaries! The program will include masterpiece selections from Duke Ellington's Sacred Music concerts performed by UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1, Las Vegas Master Singers, and featured guest artists!"