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Jazz Band
2 Semesters 1 Credit Fulfills: 

This class is an extension of performance skills developed in the larger band class. Instruments involved include saxophone, trumpet, trombone, bass, drum set, piano, and guitar. Piano and guitar skills needed are usually more advanced and students should have had at least 3 years of study on those two instruments. Students learn jazz performance skills and improvisation, and become familiar with the styles of Jazz, Latin, Rock, and Funk. Performances may include evening concerts, school assemblies, and/or jazz festivals. Student must provide own transportation before school and provide their own instrument. This is a graded credit class. Participation in evening concerts and extracurricular festivals is required.

Student must be concurrently enrolled in another performance class. Students must have at least 1 year of experience playing a band instrument and are subject to an audition, if needed. Instrument rental scholarships are available. Participation in evening concerts and festivals are required.

  • Redmond Middle School