The Camden Creative Arts Jazz Band was at the Archbishop Ryan High School Jazz Festival in Philadelphia Pa. on Saturday evening and received a rating of superior and claimed best section awards for saxes,trumpets and rhythm. Arnetta Johnson and Daniel Spearman both won best soloist awards. The band will be traveling to Overbrook High School in Pine Hill N.J. to compete in "Jazz at the Brook" on Friday March 2nd. The band is scheduled to perform at 7:25 pm. Great job band.
The Camden Creative Arts Jazz Band had a great week ending with their first festival of the year at Upper Darby High School. The band received a superior rating for their performance. They also received best rhythm section and best trumpet section awards. Arnetta Johnson won a best solo award and Daniel Spearman recieved a honorable mention award for his solo. The week started off with great news that the Creative Arts Jazz Band was selected as 1 of the 12 finalist in the High School Big Band Division for the 2012 Next Generation Jazz Festival in Monterey Ca. Congratulations on being selected and on the great job the band did at the Upper Darby Festival, keep up the good work!