Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments including; trumpet, trombone, saxophone, piano, and rhythm instruments. Students will be exposed to elements of jazz theory and improvisation. Basic jazz harmonic constructions, as well as melodic, rhythmic and harmonic concepts, and how to apply those elements of jazz theory and improvisations. High standards of individual and ensemble performance are expected.
Rehearsal times are after school on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Entrance to 2nd Semester jazz ensemble is by audition only, and individuals must also already be part of the large instrumental groups.