Tag: Essentially Ellington



Thank you to Essentially Ellington for this picture of Wynton Marsalis and me.



The moment Wynton Marsalis called my name for the Outstanding Piano award


Dillard finishes third in national jazz competition

Dillard finishes third in national jazz competition A Fort Lauderdale high school traveled to New York and placed third in a prestigious national jazz competition on Saturday. A Fort Lauderdale high school traveled to New York and placed third in a prestigious national jazz competition on Saturday. Dillard Center for the Arts finished in the top three at the 19th Annual Essentially Ellington High School...

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Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition 2014 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC! I received the Outstanding Piano Award from Wynton Marsalis. We came in 3rd place behind two community super bands, that can cherry-pick players. We’re the top high school jazz band in the country! As a high school band, we can’t just only choose the best players from our region. Photo with...

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Max Holm One-on-One with Wynton Marsalis

Max Holm One-on-One with Wynton Marsalis At the 1:41:50 mark hear me ask Wynton a question no one has ever asked him before.  Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO welcome 2013’s Essentially Ellington participants. Then, Wynton Marsalis sits down for a one-on-one discussion with students!



Arriving at Jazz at Lincoln Center for Essentially Ellington. Workshops today — tomorrow the battle of the bands begins. Can you spot me?



Jazz in the Arts Park



Jazz in the Arts Park, Hollywood, FL




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