Jazz House Kids Presents: The Dynasty Band

**Price includes brunch, music and a drink.**


Directed by Mike Lee

@ Blue Note Jazz Club – Shows @ 11:30AM (Doors @ 10:30AM)

Nathan, Farrell – Alto
Albert, Kuo – Alto
Daniel, Clipper – Alto
Sebastian, Posada – Bari
Philip, Capuzzi – Bass
Michael, Leong – Drums
Donovan, Marshall – Drums
Caelan, Cardello – Piano
Galo, Inga Jr. – Piano
Jamie, Laks – Tenor
Jonathan, Rosen – Tenor
Louie, Augis – Trombone
Dean, Scarlett – Trombone
David, Chodor – Trombone
Reid, Christmann – Trombone
Isaiah, Shaw – Trumpet
Carlo, Juncal – Trumpet
Noah, Freundlich – Trumpet
Nadiyah, Lee – Trumpet

Plus Special Guest, Vincent Gardner of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

Jazz House Kids is a Montclair, New Jersey-based nonprofit that has gained a reputation as one of the nation’s preeminent arts education and performance organizations by helping students gain an “artistic edge” through music, mentoring, education and apprenticeship. By offering pre-professional, year-round musical training along with community engagement and education programs for young people from all backgrounds, Jazz House Kids use jazz as an effective teaching tool to enhance academic achievement, dedication and teamwork, and cultivate tomorrow’s global citizens. Since 2002, more than 45,000 students have participated in Jazz House Kids music education programs in the schools, at the Jazz House and in the community. In 2014, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts honored Jazz House Kids with a Citation of Excellence. Each year Jazz House Kids reaches 25,000 people with events, performances and programming.

The Jazz House Kids Dynasty Big Band directed by Mike Lee focuses on high level, classic jazz big band sound, delving heavily into the repertoire of Basie and Ellington Orchestras as well as modern jazz standards. The Big Band took home a handful of awards in the 2015 Essentially Ellington Regional Festival including, Best Overall Jazz Band, Best Saxophone Section and Best Trombone Section and numerous soloist awards.

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Date:
June 13, 2015
Cost:
$35
Venue:
Blue Note Jazz Club