Photo by Daniel Sheehan, EyeShotJazz.com
The public is invited to hear Seattle’s renowned Garfield Jazz Band I as it launches its 2012-2013 performance season with a free kick-off concert on Thursday, November 29 at the Quincy Jones Performance Center.
Thursday, November 29
Quincy Jones Performance Center
Garfield High School
400 23rd Avenue, Seattle
The band performs under the direction of Clarence Acox, Jr., recently honored by Earshot Jazz for his 40-plus years leading one of the nation’s most esteemed high school jazz programs.
Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda will be on hand to help inaugurate the new season, which includes a full schedule of regional and national competitions, festivals, and concerts. Please join us in welcoming Superintendent Banda to our city and its stellar music programs.
Admission to this highly-anticipated annual concert is free (donations accepted). Families welcome!
Upcoming Garfield Jazz Band winter concerts include:
Saturday, Dec. 1: Seattle Center Winterfest with Garfield Jazz Bands II and III
12:15-1:15 pm – Free at the Armory/Center House
Sunday, Dec. 23: Seattle Center Winterfest featuring Garfield Jazz Band I
1:00 pm – Free at the Armory/Center House
Sunday, Jan. 13: Winter Concert featuring Garfield Jazz Bands I, II and III
7 pm – Quincy Jones Performance Center, 400 23rd Avenue, Seattle
(Schedule is subject to change; go to www.garfieldjazz.org for the most current information.)