Ewan Hastie wins fifth BBC Young Jazz Musician Competition – London Jazz News

Edinburgh-born, Glasgow-based bassist Ewan Hastie has won the 2022 BBC Young Jazz Musician competition. The BBC’s press release is reproduced in full below. Ewan Hastie. Photo by Tricia Yourkevich/BBC (BBC Press Release in full begins) Double bassist Ewan Hastie wins BBC Young Jazz Musician 2022 Twenty-year-old Scottish double bassist Ewan Hastie has won BBC Young … Read more

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2022 Essentially Ellington Competition Winners

Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced the winning high-school jazz programs in its Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival, held last week at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. Osceola County School for the Arts from Kissimmee, Fla., took first place, with Foxboro High School (Foxboro, Mass.) and Orange County … Read more

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces Winners of Essentially Ellington Competition

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the winning high school jazz programs in its Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival, held last week at Frederick P. Rose Hall in NYC. Osceola County School for the Arts from Kissimmee, Fla. took first place, with Foxboro High School (Foxboro, Ma.) and Orange County School of … Read more