Essentially Ellington Festival
June 5, 2021
A free program for high school jazz bands, Essentially Ellington aims to elevate musicianship, broaden perspectives and inspire performance.
Jazz at Lincoln Center is proud to announce the 26th annual Essentially Ellington Festival will take place virtually on June 4th and 5th, 2021! Stay tuned for a full schedule of events, including a finalist student Q & A with Wynton, the much anticipated Cheer Tunnel, band performances and interviews, an awards ceremony and more! The following bands were selected as finalists for the Virtual Essentially Ellington Festival: