Jazz Band II and Jazz Band III start out the concert series with a performance on Wednesday, June 6th at 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Band I, just back from their 2nd place finish at Essentially Ellington in NYC, plays their final concert in Seattle, Friday June 8th at 7:30 p.m., before heading out on a tour of Europe this summer including performances at the Montreux and Umbria Jazz festivals.
Vocal Jazz finishes up the concert season on Saturday, June 9th at 7:30 p.m. with their year end concert and vocal show case.
All of the Roosevelt Jazz year-end concerts are free and open to the public. Check out their events page for more info.
If you can’t make the concerts, you can at least pick up a recording. Roosevelt Jazz has just released “Live in Umbria 2010,” available at CD Baby, on iTunes, and in their own music store on Facebook. This album was recorded during the band’s 2010 tour of Italy. Other recordings available for download on iTunes are “Umbrian Farewell 2008,” and on cdbaby.com are “Umbrian Farewell 2008″ and “Goin’ On 2007″. Want a physical CD? Check the Sales section of their website.
Oh, and don’t forget to check out the RHS Marching Band as they march through the ‘hood in their annual parade and BBQ, this Saturday, June 9 at 12:00 p.m.