Advanced Jazz Band

Also known as, “The Rhythmaires,” the advanced jazz ensemble is a performance- oriented class, and students will be required to attend all rehearsals and performances. It is required to be registered for Fall band and either Blue or White band to be a member of the Advanced Jazz Ensemble. Students will learn several jazz styles from Dixieland on up to today’s modern jazz styles. The art of improvisation will be explored with an emphasis on every student being able to perform a solo. There will be several performances throughout the year, and may include participation in local and/or national jazz festivals. This course may be repeated for credit.

Course Subject
Course Number
MU106A - MU106B
Grade Level
09,10,11,12
Course Duration
1 year
Course Credit
1 Credit
Prerequisite
Audition and concurrent enrollment in Fall band or a concert band.
Course Fee
$25.00 and Jazz band uniform.