Vaughn Ambrose

Saxophonist and Educator

The Lake Anne Coffee House

Thursday November 1 6:30 - 9:30
1612 Washington Plz N

Reston VA

Back to Zero 
Saturday October 13 2018 7 pm - 11 pm
Private Engagement 
Free Union VA

Lake Anne Coffee House

Thursday Oct 18 2018 6:30 - 9:30

1612 Washington Plz N 

​Reston VA


Vaughn Ambrose is an Educational visionary, a true jazz artist, a natural and phenomenal performer. 


“A legend in the making.”


Vaughn Ambrose is tremendously versatile artist who moves seamlessly from Big Band and post Bop to R&B and Funk.  A native of North Carolina, Vaughn earned his BM in Music Education and MM in Jazz Studies at East Carolina University under the tutelage of his mentor, Carroll V Dashiell as well as artist and distinguished professor, Bob Mintzer.


Mr. Ambrose is the Director of Jazz at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Upper School in Alexandria VA.  As a highly sought after educator he serves as guest clinician and soloist with various schools and ensembles nationally and internationally.  Additionally, he is an adjudicator for Festivals of Music, an internationally recognized music festival series for middle and high school performance groups.

In addition to his celebrated career as an educator, and in demand soloist, Vaughn leads his own Jazz quartet in the DC metro area and freelances up and down the east coast.  He has performed at the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the JVC Jazz Festival in New York City and the International Association of Jazz Educators Convention.

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