The Washington Prep. Magnet Arts Program Delivers Jazzin At the Prep, an event held at LAUSD’s Washington Preparatory High School, and hosted by Washington’s retiring Magnet Arts coordinator Stan Jackson.
Opening the show was Washington’s Shayla Turner who sung the opening song “Summertime,” originally performed by Ella Fitzgerald.
City Sound Band (Below) lead by band director Nethaniel Lewis (not pictured), pumps out Etta James’ “At Last” to an eager crowd.
The Alumni Band jams as the keyboardist displays his skills during a solo.
Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center’s cast of “Feeling Good” performs on stage as Kimberly Monks sings “Can’t Help Loving That Man,” originally performed by Billy Holiday.
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
YoYo (Middle), poses with Washington Prep’s Football Coach Harry Causey and Stan Jackson (with hat).
The event filled the Dream Theater and the Washington Prep Courtyard with music, food and fun. Parents, alumni, teachers and administration were in attendance, as well as, celebrity guest and Washington Prep Alumni, Yolanda “YoYo Whittaker.
Stan Jackson, Magnet Arts Coordinator
Photos by Troy Tieuel