Jazz B (Entry Level Jazz, Recommended for all Freshmen)
Year-Long Course • Grades 9-10-11-12
Fulfills HS Visual/Perf. Arts or General Elective
Students are expected to take marching band or wind ensemble in conjunction with this course. This course is open to select wind and percussion students by audition. This group will study beginning to advanced improvisation techniques along with a wide variety of Jazz styles ranging from swing, bebop, progressive, latin, and funk/rock. Playing in a Jazz combo during this course is highly encouraged. Occasional after-school performances and weekend performances are mandatory.
Through the support of the AHS Music Boosters, below is a short sample list of clinicians that our Jazz B class has had the opportunity to work with: