Weekly Various Times
High School Jazz Combos
Gain a greater understanding of jazz theory and develop improvisation skills through the study and performance of challenging jazz repertoire.
Middle School Jazz Combos
Learn to play jazz and improvise while covering a wide repertoire from John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Eddie Harris, and other jazz masters.
Mondays 6:30 – 8 pm Fall Quarter begins 9/18/23
Studio Band (High School Big Band)
Develop technique, knowledge of jazz style, and an ability to improvise through standard and contemporary big band repertoire.
Mondays 4:45 – 6:15 pm 9/18 – 11/27 (10 weeks) no class 11/20
Advanced High School Jazz Workshops
Explore the post-bop harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal innovations of Coltrane, Shorter, Corea, Hancock, Brecker, and others in this multiple DownBeat award-winning ensemble.
Saturdays 10 – 11:30 am, 11:45 – 1:15 pm 9/23 – 12/2 (10 weeks) no class 11/25
High School Funk Ensembles
Learn the classic funk hits of James Brown, Sly Stone, and others.