From the Mamaroneck School District:
On Friday, April 17th, the Mamaroneck High School Jazz Band A took first place in the 7th annual Sleepy Hollow High School JazzFest. The MHS musicians also won awards for Best Latin Selection, Best Trumpet Section, Best Saxophone Section and Best Rhythm Section.
The ensembles performed during the day for judges Justin DiCioccio, Todd Williams, and Jim Rotundi, well-known jazz musicians and educators. The top four bands gave an evening concert, with the judges joining them as guest soloists.
This is the second year in a row that the MHS Jazz Band A has taken first place in this high school jazz band competition.
While they have finished their concert schedule at the high school for the year, the MHS Jazz Band will be accompanying renowned jazz trombonist/composer Delfeayo Marsalis at the upcoming Washingtonville Housing Alliance’s 30th anniversary gala on Thursday May 6, at 6 pm. at the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club. For more information, contact Connie Elkinson at 914-698-4299 or firstname.lastname@example.org .