The Camden Creative Arts Jazz Band traveled to the Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival in Rockville MD to compete the Jazz Combo and high school Big Band competitions among 12 schools from the Mid Atlantic region. On Friday night the Jazz Combo took 1st place and on Saturday the Big Band placed 2nd with a outstanding solo award going to junior trombonist Michael Spearman. Junior Saxophonist Richard Williams was awarded as one of the best saxophone players of the festival. The Trombone section was treated to a masterclass with Trombonist extraordinaire Steve Turre. The band on a whole had a great learning experience meeting and learning from the best in the business. GREAT JOB!!!!
Next week the band will open up it's Cavalcade of Bands Schedule at New Hope-Solesbury High School Jazz Festival on Saturday 2/22/2014.