KPLU School of Jazz Guest Teen DJ Eli Moffatt: 'I Play The Drums Because Rhythm Is Love' By KPLU • Nov 6, 2014 Aaron Hushagen Note: Each month, KPLU invites a teen guest DJ to play his or her favorite pieces on the air. The program is part of KPLU's School of Jazz. North Thurston High junior Eli Moffatt is KPLU's guest DJ for the month of November. To get to know him better, we asked 16-year-old Eli to answer a few questions about jazz: The Bellevue High School Jazz Combo With Trombonist David Marriott By Justin Steyer & Abe Beeson • May 28, 2014 Justin Steyer / KPLU Listen Listening... / 29:56 Listen to the full interview and performance We wrapped up KPLU's School of Jazz week with a special treat for our audience: a live in-studio performance from the Bellevue High School Jazz Combo, accompanied by trombonist David Marriott and led by director Edd George. The combo includes: Trumpet: Alex Clark Alto Sax: Griffin Hale Tenor Sax: Winston Zhang Baritone Sax: Jungwoo Lee Bass: Jake Escobar Piano: Melvin Soestrisno Drums: Sean Mahoney The KPLU School of Jazz, Volume 10 CD is now available. For more information about the School of Jazz program, and to purchase your copy of this years CD, please visit SchoolofJazz.org. It's KPLU School Of Jazz Week! By Brenda Goldstein-Young • May 12, 2014 KPLU School of Jazz-Volume 10 (physical CD) is available for purchase here - or order a digital copy below. 3 local high school jazz bands to compete in elite NYC competition By Kirsten Kendrick • Feb 21, 2013 www.theculturemom.com Three Seattle-area high school jazz bands have been selected from nearly 100 schools across the country to compete in this year’s prestigious Essentially Ellington Competition in New York City. Jazz bands from Garfield and Roosevelt in Seattle as well as Edmonds-Woodway were the only three high schools selected from a region that includes 11 states and several Canadian provinces.