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  • WJAI graduate Ben Williams won the 2009 Thelonious Monk Competition. Corcoran Holt, another WJAI graduate, was a finalist. Read more in the Washington Post article.

  • The Washington Jazz Arts Institute has relocated its Summer Jazz Mentor Program to Peoples Congregational Church at 4701 13th Street, NW. Many thanks to Peoples Congregational Church for hosting our 2009 Summer Program.

  • Davey Yarborough was honored to receive the 2006 DC Youth Orchestra Outstanding Alumnus of the Year award at their annual gala, at which DC Youth Orchestra was celebrating 45 years of music education. The event was held at the Meridian International Center in Northwest DC. Fellow Washington Jazz Arts Institute instructor Chris Royal was also a recipient of this coveted award.


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