Instructor: Mark Weed
Prerequisites: As this band is our top jazz ensemble and many students remain in the band for several years, registration is dependent on which instruments are needed. Students are required to demonstrate a working knowledge of at least four blues scales.
Recommended for Grades 9-12
The music selected for this class is on par with the music that would be played in a high school jazz band. Along with more difficult grooves and textures, the available solo space is often over advanced chord progressions. More focus is put on creating a unified sound for each section and the ensemble as a whole.
MEETS: Mondays at 6:45-8:00pm
DATES: September 9th, 2013 – June 13th, 2014
COST: $415 for the school year