Jazz Band

Jazz Band is an advanced-level course jazz musicians designed to offer the qualified instrumentalist the opportunity to study and perform a variety of jazz styles and further develop jazz skills. Instrumentation is limited to one player to a part and concurrent enrollment in Wind Ensemble or Orchestra is a perquisite for participation. The various styles and trends of jazz are studied and understood through performance and active listening. Students will work for mastery of music reading skills, develop a jazz vocabulary, jazz theory and performance skills. All students enrolled are required to participate in all performances.