Our apologies for the delay in the bands updates. We will give all updates up to this week. On 3/14/2014 the band traveled to Lower Merion High School and received a rating of Superior and also won best Trumpets and Trombone section awards. Junior Michael Spearman received one of the nights best soloists awards. Junior Trumpeter Jamal Dickerson II won a honorable mention soloist award.
On Saturday 3/15/2014 Creative Arts Jazz Band traveled to Fairless Hills PA to compete at the Pennsbury High School Jazz Festival where they scored a rating of Superior and the Trumpet and Trombone Section won best sections awards. Senior drummer Charles Davis and Junior Trombonist Michael Spearman each received outstanding soloist awards. The band was also named Best Overall Band for the evening. Awesome job guys!!!!
On 3/21/2014 The Little Jazz Giants traveled with the High School band to Shalick High School Jazz Festival down in Pittsgrove Twp. NJ. The Little Jazz Giants received a rating of OUTSTANDING!!!!!!! Nice Job!!!!!
The Creative Arts Jazz Band received a rating of Superior and won best section awards for both the Saxophone and Rhythm Sections. Dominique Baugh won a outstanding soloist award for her vocal performance the bands arrangement of All of Me.
On Saturday The Little Jazz Giants and Creative Arts Jazz Band were at the Kingsway High School Jazz Festival where in the middle school portion of the competition, The Little Jazz Giants received a rating of Excellent and 4th grader Hakiee Pratt II won a outstanding solo award on his Trumpet. NICE JOB!!!!!!!!
The Creative Arts Jazz Band in the High School Division received a rating of Superior and the Trumpet and Trombone Sections won best section awards. Senior Dominique Baugh won a Outstanding soloist award for Vocals/Bari Saxophone. Juniors Michael Spearman and Jamal Dickerson II also won outstanding solo awards on Trombone and Trumpet respectively.
This week the Band will be at the Cavalcade of Bands New Jersey Regional Championships at the Lakeside Performing Arts Center in Millville NJ located at
2 North Sharpe Street Millville NJ 08332. The band is schedule to perform at about 9:45pm. Come out and support the bands efforts at the Championships.