Edmonds-Woodway’s Lee Cantrelle and Cole Conefrey treat the crowd to a trumpet duet.
The Edmonds-Woodway High School Mello-aires show off their vocal jazz virtuosity at the Edmonds Conference Center. L to R are Nick Birkby, Luke Miraba, Leah Kerr, and Gabby Benuska.
Edmonds-Woodway High School jazz pianist Emma Howeiler got up from the piano bench to give a rousing vocal performance that got the crowd screaming for more.
From My Edmonds News photographer Larry Vogel, coverage of the 14th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection, a local music festival that highlights award-winning high school jazz programs from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The event is sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club. You can see many more photos on our Pinterest page.
Howeiler, an EWHS senior, was honored as the recipient of a $1750 scholarship from the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary. Howeiler is graduating with a 3.89 GPA and will attend Dartmouth next year where she plans to study neurology with a music minor. Presenting the award are Michelle van Tassell of event sponsor Coldwell Banker Bain and Chris Lindberg of Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary.
helle Van Tassell is not a Rotary member, she was representing one of our largest funding sponsors, Coldwell Banker Bain Edmonds.
Perennial favorite Edmonds-Woodway reed wizard Kyle Brooks backs up Cole Conefrey’s singing with some hot licks on the clarinet.
Brooks, a saxophonist and clarinetist, received a scholarship check for $1,750 from Edmonds Daybreakers. Brooks will attend the University of Oregon next year where he plans to study engineering and music.