Intermediate /Advanced Jazz Band

Instructors Mark Weed Scott Sayre


Recommended for Grades 6-12

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.

Are you interested in joining Monday Night Jazz band?

Fill out this survey and we will place you on the interest list. When a spot is available, we will contact you with instructions on how to register.

2019-2020 School Year

jazz3-webMEETS: 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,pro-rates fees for partial year registration are 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.

Please view the Jazz Band Code of Conduct prior to registration HERE

All band members and their parents will be required to sign the code of conduct and adhere to it throughout the program.  This ensures a safe, fun, and successful environment for all jazz band students at YAA.