DescriptionWayne Dillon is the former director of bands at Elizabeth HS in NJ. Wayne is an active clinician and adjudicator for Music For All, and is the Chief Judge for WGI Winds. He is also on the DCI judge admin team as a music liaison. Wayne has taught the Boston Crusaders and the Cadets serving both as the music caption head. Wayne was also on the music staff of the US Army All American marching band. As a performer, Wayne has played and recorded with the Studio Jazz band and the Art Blakey ensemble from the University of Miami. He has also played with, Jeff Healey, Albert Collins, KC and the Sunshine Band, Al Chez, and Tower Suite. In 2008 Wayne was awarded the State of NJ Governor's teaching award, and in 2020 was named the outstanding NJ Jazz educator. He is a member of the Buglers Hall of Fame.