2019-20 Jazz Band information:
Jazz Band is a fun, educational and exciting opportunity to study and perform America’s unique musical art-form – JAZZ! Students in all jazz bands perform a variety of styles (swing, rock, funk, latin, ballad, etc.) and are exposed to the fun and persaonl expression of creating their own music via jazz improvisation.
All Jazz Bands participate in an annual Jazz Festival and 2 Jazz Concerts at EPHS.
As a member of any Jazz Band, you must commit to attending ALL rehearsals & performances.
The fee for jazz band is $150 and will be paid through Feepay.
Auditions will be Oct.29-Nov. 1 after school in the band room. There will be 3 or 4 jazz bands this year are open to traditional instrumentation listed below. Band members study and perform a variety of jazz, rock, blues and fusion music and learn how to improvise.
Students must be able to read music and play any of these instruments: saxophone, trombone, trumpet, drumset, bass, electric guitar; vibraphone or piano. The Jazz season runs from November 18 to April 30.
Jazz Band rehearsal times (also on the band Google calendar).
Jazz I- Mondays and Thursdays 3-4:30
Jazz II-Mondays and Thursdays 4:30-6:00
Jazz III-Tuesdays 3-4:30