Mr. Daniel Schwartz
The Jazz Band is an ensemble of musicians that learn and perform the various styles of music that are considered jazz: swing, blues, latin, funk, rock, and ballads. Traditional jazz band instruments include: saxophone, trumpet, trombone, rhythm section (drums/percussion, piano, guitar, and bass), and other instruments can be included at the discretion of the director. Individuals learn proper ensemble and solo performance techniques.
- Auditions are a requirement for participation according to the following schedule:
- November – audition information given
- November/December – auditions; rehearsals begin after school once a week
- January through June – weekly rehearsals, performances at all band concerts and occasional participation at some out-of-school venues.