Jazz Bands

Jazz Band 1 – 4th period daily (20 member cap)

Performances – Concerts, Faculty Holiday Luncheon, FBA Assessments, Lakeside Jazz Festival, Jacksonville University and other performances throughout the year. As premier ensemble at Creekside, this group has performed in New Orleans, Nashville RCA Studio B, Gatlinburg, Lakeside Jazz Festival, UCF Jazz Festival, Jacksonville Landing and next year will be performing at Preservation Hall in New Orleans, La..

JAZZ TIMELINE and Listening – you will need this for class. Tests and historical information are involved. You will also need a composition notebook for “intentional listening” (every Friday)

SUPERIOR – District Assessment

SUPERIOR – SuperSax Ensemble

SUPERIOR – Jazz Combo #1 and #2

Best Section Saxophones – Kroger/Matteson Festival

Best Section Trumpets – Lakeside Jazz Festival

Best Soloist – Lakeside Jazz Festival

Jazz Band 2 and 3- 5th period daily

Performances – Concerts, FBA Assessments, Lakeside Jazz Festival and other performances throughout the year. **THIS CLASS MAY be broken into 2 jazz bands based on size and instrumentation**

You will need a composition notebook for note taking as well as “intentional listening” (every Friday)

Jazz 2 – SUPERIOR District Assessment

Jazz 3 – Excellent District Assessment

**Students enrolled in Jazz MUST be enrolled in Concert/Symphonic/Wind or Percussion as well. All students participate in concert band and marching season. IF interested in jazz, make sure your schedule accommodates for 2 electives of band**

 “Spirit, Pride and Honor”