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.
Piano- Daniel Martinez-Gamboa
Bass- Chris Popovich
Drums- Sergio Aguirre, Tyler Steen
2008-2009 Jazz Band Performances/Festivals
Awards Night- Monterey Trail H.S. Cafeteria
MTHS Fall Concert/Dessert
Trail H.S. Black Box Theater
Hotel Performance- Sacramento
Winter Concert- Monterey Trail H.S. Cafeteria
Jazz Festival- Folsom H.S.
Jazz Festival- Woodcreek H.S.
Night- Monterey Trail H.S. Black Box Theater
Spring Concert- Monterey Trail H.S. Black Box Theater