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Jazz Band

This performance ensemble is enrolled by audition only. This course is designed for the more advanced students enrolled in Concert Band, and provides fundamental instruction through big band rehearsals, small group instruction and performances. Students in Jazz Band will focus on jazz techniques, style, and improvisation. Students enrolled in this course will perform at our annual seasonal concerts, jazz festivals, and other school programs. This class may be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: At least one year of band experience on same instrument and must be enrolled in concert band.

2008-2009 MTHS Jazz Band

 

Saxes

Celebration Ferguson

Joshua Macy

Jerusha Macy

Andre Fontana

Kerry Keosodsay

 

 

 

Trombones

Kimberly Jillson

Martin Escobar

Michael Almazan

 

Trumpets

Aaron Smith

Justin Logan

David Renteria

 

Rhythm Section

Piano- Daniel Martinez-Gamboa

Bass- Chris Popovich

Drums- Sergio Aguirre, Tyler Steen

 

 

 

2008-2009 Jazz Band Performances/Festivals

 

Academic Awards Night- Monterey Trail H.S. Cafeteria

October 20, 2008

 

 

MTHS Fall Concert/Dessert Night- Monterey Trail H.S. Black Box Theater

October 29, 2008

 

 

Doubletree Hotel Performance- Sacramento

December 5, 2008

 

 

MTHS Winter Concert- Monterey Trail H.S. Cafeteria

December 18, 2008

 

 

 

Folsom Jazz Festival- Folsom H.S.

January 24, 2009

 

 

Woodcreek Jazz Festival- Woodcreek H.S.

February 28, 2009

 

 

VAPA Night- Monterey Trail H.S. Black Box Theater

TBD

 

 

MTHS Spring Concert- Monterey Trail H.S. Black Box Theater

May 21, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005 Monterey Trail High School Band