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Yorktown High School Jazz Band



Biography

The Yorktown High School Big Band performs a variety of genres, including jazz, funk, samba, and fusion. The ensemble is a standard instrumentation big band consisting of 21 students grades 9-12 who attend Yorktown High School, a public school in Arlington, VA. The Big Band performs concerts throughout the year and participates in regional jazz festivals, including the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, Chantilly Jazz Festival, and the Blues Alley Big Band Jam. This Spring, the Yorktown Big Band received the award for Outstanding Band Group at the Worldstrides Heritage New York City Music Festival hosted at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York.

Yorktown High School Jazz Band