Intermediate & Advanced Jazz Band

Instructors Mark Weed Scott Sayre

Recommended for Grades 7-12

In this weekly class, students will explore various styles of jazz as an ensemble and be introduced to improvisation. This class is perfect to compliment the band/orchestra classes at school, help prepare for next level classes and ensembles, and as a way to put their skills learned in private lessons into practice with a group.

2019-2020 School Year

MEETS: Every Monday from 6:30pm-8:00pm at YAA (school holidays excluded)
DATES: October 1, 2019-June 12, 2020
COST: $595 one time fee for the entire program year (only $22/session!)
Register anytime, proration option available.
*Scholarships and payment plans available for those who qualify

Registration in Monday Night Jazz Band includes a weekly session and multiple performance opportunities within the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito and at other community music venue and events. All YAA students receive access to other YAA programs such as private lessons, master classes, jam sessions, performing at our annual fundraising event (COMMOTION), and more.


Must have at least 1 year of previous band experience or 1 year of private lessons on the instrument of choice. Students are required to practice 30 minutes each day on their own and listen to as much swing and improvised music as possible. Private lessons at YAA in addition to Jazz Band is highly recommended.

Jazz Band Interest Survey:

Please fill out the survey to help us get to know you better as a musician. This survey must complete for your registration to be finalized and for you to be placed in the band.

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