Congratulations Jazz Blue on earning your first SUPERIOR score and ranking 6th in the High School division at the Highland/ASU Jazz Festival on April 4, 2019. What a great way to start off our Festival experiences!
Jazz Band Performance Uniform: ALL BLACK Long Sleeved Button Up Shirt with Collar Black Dress Pants (NO SKIRTS!) Black Belt for both Boys and Girls Shirts must be tucked! Black Shoes, Black Socks or stockings Blue or Grey Tie are provided.
Jazz Blue Tour to California
Our Jazz kids had a great time in California this January 28-February 1, 2019 We had a great clinic at Redlands University Played an exchange concert with Fountain Valley High School Jazz Band Went to Downtown Disney, ate a great dinner at House of Blues, and went to Universal Studios, plus many other fun activities!
Next years Jazz trip will be announced soon! We have a VERY exciting place/event picked!
Set List for Awards Gig: Taco Leaves Mas Que Save the Free Download Caribbean Alligator Zoot Bird Chicago Feeling Dancin
Improv Practice Tracks
This course is designed to give the student an enriching, comprehensive and relevant instrumental music education. This class provides many performance opportunities for the student in a variety of settings. The daily objective of the course is to foster and promote an appreciation and love for instrumental music as a performer and an active listener. As a member of the band program, group effort and cooperation are necessary to create a successful program. Band is a skilled effort in which each student is expected to show technical and musical growth throughout this course.
Click here to download the 2018-19 syllabus and current Rehearsal Map for this band:
Our Jazz Band is HUGE! We now have Jazz Blue (Advanced) and Jazz Grey (Intermediate) Both bands will continue to meet 7th hour. We will rotate the bands every other day between sectional days and group rehearsal days.
Here are some recordings of the music we will be playing this quarter.