Jazz Band is open to any instrumental student grades 9-l2 by permission of the director and/or audition only. The audition shall take place prior to registration. This group shall consist of the basic instrumentation of the idiom as follows: saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass, and percussion.

This group performs music of the jazz idiom and learns basic skills of improvisation. Some students-Members in Training-may be selected as members of this class, but will not be involved in all performance. The band will participate at concerts, festivals, conferences, community events, and adjudicated events which have mandatory attendance. Credit can be earned multiple years.