On Friday 2/13/2015 the Camden Creative Arts Jazz Band traveled to Rockville. MD to compete in Mid Atlantic Jazz Festivals High School competition . First the jazz combo went up against 7 other high schools and finished in first place. On Saturday the big band was named the first place ahead of Yorktown High School(VA) in second and Lower Moreland High School(PA) in third. Congratulations to all the bands.
Next up the band will be heading to the Pens Grove High School Jazz Festival. With the Little Jazz Giants in Pens Grove NJ on 2/28/2015.
The Camden Creative Arts Jazz Band began the 2015 Jazz season in Boston MA at the 47th Annual High School Jazz Festival where they took first place in the L6 Big Band division and first place in the S4 Small Group division. Jamal Dickerson II won the Judges Choice Award for his performance in Big band and Michael Spearman was the Judges Choice in Small Group. Richard Williams and Michael Spearman received Outstanding Musicianship Awards in the Small Group Division.
Next up, the band will be traveling to Rockville MD to compete at the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival on 2/13 and 14 at the Rockville Hilton Executive Center.