Garfield Jazz Band Members Win Awards at Essentially Ellington Jazz Band Festival

Congratulations to Mr. Jared Sessink and Garfield Jazz 1 on an outstanding performance at The 28th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival.



The band returned home with eight awards for solo and section work:

  • Outstanding Trumpet Section
  • Outstanding Trombone Section
  • Outstanding Bass – Giuliano Liu 
  • Outstanding Clarinet – Peter Strickland
  • Outstanding Alto Saxophone – Graham Cobden
  • Outstanding Doubler – Peter Strickland
  • Outstanding Trumpet – Timothy Park
  • The Cootie Williams Plunger Mute Award – Timothy Park