Medical Lake students take in college jazz scene
The Medical Lake Middle School jazz band plays during the critique session with David Marriott, the director of Edmonds Community College's jazz band.
Students of Medical Lake middle school and high school jazz bands saw a possible glimpse into their musical futures as they came to Eastern Washington University to display their skills as a part of EWU's annual Jazz Dialogue Music Festival, Jan. 10-11.
The middle school band, consisting of sixth-seventh- and eighth-graders, came on the first morning of the event. For 13 of these students, who were clutching their polished instruments and worn music books as they made their way through the halls, this was their first time performing in a jazz festival.
After a 30-minute warm-up practice s...
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