Mississippi Swing! and The Jackson All-Stars
Receive "Key to the City"!
For making quality big band, jazz and Dixieland music accessible to their community, the City of Richland has presented Mississippi Swing! and The Jackson All-Stars the "Key to the City." The award was presented on December 7, 2009.
Bandleader David Schommer -
2012-2103 Watkins Teacher of the Year!
2012 Watson Quality Ford Teacher of the Week
In 2011, he was named a
Metro Jackson Teacher of the Year!
The program was sponsored by the
Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership.
In 2011 & 2012, he was nominated for
Mississippi Teacher of the Year
as well as
Jackson Medical Mall Outstanding Community Leader,
In 2010, he was named an
Outstanding Educator by
Parents for Public Schools and
The Community Foundation of Greater Jackson.
Mairtin de Cogain lead David Schommer (Bandleader/trumpet), Elizabeth Koskie (piano), & 165 other dancers in a ground breaking world record brush dance at CelticFest 2010, in Jackson, MS!