E-W jazz band on way to Big Apple for Essentially Ellington competition

Win or lose, simply having an opportunity to compete for the most prestigious award given to a high school jazz band is a delightful feather in the collective caps of Edmonds-Woodway High School’s 23 jazz musicians headed to New York Thursday. But winning — or even placing in the top three — at the 15th…

All that jazz at Edmonds-Woodway for next month

Ever wanted to learn how to swing? As in swing dancing, that is. The Edmonds-Woodway High School Music Boosters are sponsoring a four-lesson series of swing lessons starting Tuesday, April 20 in the high school’s Great Hall. The lessons will be provided by DANCE IT!, and will run from 2-3:30 p.m. on April 20, 27,…

Edmonds-Woodway jazz band earns 3rd trip to Essentially Ellington Festival

Congratulations are in order for the Edmonds-Woodway High School jazz band, which once again been invited to the prestigious Essentially Ellington competition in New York City May 8-10. Edmonds-Woodway is one of only 15 bands nationwide chosen to perform in the 15th annual competition, which this year also features two other Seattle-area jazz bands —…