The Jazz Festival welcomed middle, junior and high school jazz bands from the Pacific Northwest, including eastern Washington and Oregon, to compete at the 34th annual Bellevue High Jazz Festival on May 6-7, 2016.
The weather couldn't have been better and was only surpassed by these talented musicians. On Saturday evening the audience enjoyed a performance from Emily Asher's Garden Party, a versatile musical ensemble led by Emily Asher's tenacious trombone and sweet vocals.
Hamilton Middle School was awarded the Sweepstakes trophy this year, a much deserved recognition! You can view all award winners here.