Ellison Travel Outstanding Improviser Scholarship
“Change is always happening. That’s one of the wonderful things about jazz music.” – Maynard Ferguson
For over 17 years, Ellison Travel and Tours has helped sponsor MusicFest Canada. In 2007, MusicFest was delighted to present the first ever Ellison Travel Outstanding Improviser Scholarship. The $500 cash award is given to the most outstanding jazz improviser at the festival.
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2012 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Michael Wenkoff (tenor saxophone)
2011 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Holt Stuart-Hitchcox (double bass)
2010 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Allen Mitro
2009 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Andrew Boudreau (piano)
2008 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Sam Dickinson (guitar)
2007 AWARD RECIPIENT
- Paul Morrison