Meets during BLUE 2

Open to students in grades 9-12

Christmas and Cookies Concert, 2018

The jazz ensemble provides students an opportunity to develop musicianship and specific performance skills through group and individual settings for the study and performance of varied styles of instrumental jazz. Instruction includes the study of the history, formative, and stylistic elements of jazz. Students develop their creative skills through improvisation, composition, arranging, performing, listening, and analyzing.

The jazz ensemble makes regular appearances in the community performing for various events. Students enrolled in jazz ensemble are required to be concurrently enrolled in a concert band course.

Current Repertoire

Arnge Drank

Better Get Hit in Your Soul

Birdland

Count Bubba

Dat Dere

The Defibrillator

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

Harlem Nocturne

It Don’t Mean a Thing

Overjoyed

Take Five



Next Performance is Java & Jazz on May 17th

Concert begins at 7:00 PM