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Jazz 1 exhilarates crowd at Hot Java, Cool Jazz

Jazz 1 exhilarates crowd at Hot Java, Cool Jazz

By Amy Harris, Hawkeye Staff

April 11, 2019

The Paramount Theater has over 3,000 seats, and every March, Hot Java, Cool Jazz (HJCJ) fills all of them. Every year, elite jazz bands from five Washington high schools are invited to perform on behalf of Starbucks for a night filled with the very things the event is named after. On March 15, MTHS’ very own Jazz Ensemble 1 was one such band. With an interior decorated in Beaux Arts style, the Baroque furnishings contrasted with the percolating caffeine and the modern guests who mille...

Jazz 1 earns standing ovation at Hot Java Cool Jazz

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor

April 11, 2018

“It’s a night to celebrate our local high schools,” Erin Combs, Starbucks Community Partnerships Manager and announcer of the night, said. The MTHS Jazz Ensemble 1 (Jazz 1) performed alongside four other high schools with a full house at the Paramount Theater in Seattle for the 23rd annual H...

Jazz 1 performs at Hot Java Cool Jazz, among other schools

Jazz 1 performs at Hot Java Cool Jazz, among other schools

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2016

Whether it’s an early Sunday morning or a Friday night out, freshly brewed coffee always complements refreshing band music. The best time for a treat like this proved to be a Friday night. MTHS’s Jazz 1, along with four other public high schools, helped host the 21st annual Hot Java Cool Jazz ev...

Hot Java Cool Jazz performance earns standing ovation

Hot Java Cool Jazz performance earns standing ovation

By Hannah Schuster, Hawkeye staff

March 24, 2015

Hot Java Cool Jazz sold out the Paramount Theatre last Friday, with more than 3,000 people in attendance. This marked the 20th annual celebration of the event and featured performances by MTHS Jazz 1, Edmonds Woodway High School, Mount Si High School, Garfield High School and Roosevelt High School. Given...

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