|Cover Art for Corridor Jazz CD, by Kelsey Bills|
Receiving Honorable Mention in the contest were seven other students, also from Kennedy:
- Elektra Noble
- Emily Fitzpatrick
- Lydia Luton
- Brittainy Gail
- Aimee Ermer
- Rowan Bergen
- Ryann Jensen
The Corridor Jazz Project CDs, along with tickets for the CD Release Concert, March 31st at Iowa City West High School, will go on sale February 15th. Tickets are $10, and will be available at the door.
Bills’ original piece, and those receiving Honorable Mention will all be exhibited during the March 31st concert.
The Corridor Jazz Project is a jazz education and mentoring program for jazz band students at the public high schools in the Creative Corridor The program, developed as a part of the education outreach of Jazz 88.3 KCCK, matches each school’s top jazz band with a professional jazz player, who performed as a guest soloist with the band. The subsequent recordings have been collected and will be released on a compilation CD. CDs will be made available to each school to sell and keep the proceeds. CDs will be available at local retail outlets as well.
Support for the Corridor Jazz Project comes from MidWestOne Bank, Rockwell Collins, and West Music.