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Agoura High Studio Jazz Band Headed To Essentially Ellington Competition


The Agoura High Studio Jazz Ensemble, directed by Chad Bloom, has been accepted to Jazz at Lincoln Center's 25th Anniversary of the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Competition, May 7-9 in New York City. On a yearly basis, Essentially Ellington receives nearly 100 submissions from all over the United States and abroad. This will be Agoura High School's 12th acceptance to Essentially Ellington ranking #1 in attendance from the state of California and in the top 10 across the United States.


All groups in attendance will be judged by internationally acclaimed musician, composer, and bandleader Wynton Marsalis along with an esteemed panel of judges. For the complete announcement and a list of schools in attendance, please visit: