Jazz A

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Jazz A (Intermediate to Advanced Leveled Jazz)
Prerequisite: Audition
Year-Long Course • Grades 9-10-11-12
Fulfills HS Visual/Perf. Arts or General Elective

Students are highly encouraged to take marching band or wind ensemble in conjunction with this course. Combo playing experience in conjunction with this class is also highly recommended. This group will study advanced improvisation techniques and a wide variety of Jazz styles ranging from swing, bebop, progressive, Latin, and funk/rock. After school rehearsals and performances are required. Occasional after-school and weekend performances are mandatory.

Awards & Achievements:
Swing Central Jazz Festival, 3rd Place, 2017
Swing Central finalist, 2013-2017
Essentially Ellington finalist, 2011
Swing Central finalist, 2010
Essentially Ellington finalist, 2008
Monterey Jazz Festival Next Gen Finalist, 2007
Essentially Ellington finalist, 2007