Important Announcements and Information for the Jazz Lab Band

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ISSMA Contest Music - Solo Section Tracks

In addition to the skills and concepts listed for Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds and Concert Winds, this entry level jazz ensemble also provides students with learning opportunities that enable them to: (1) Develop understanding, through performance and analysis, of basic jazz styles, including Latin, Swing, Rock and Ballad, in the context of melody and harmony; (2) Develop proficiency in basic improvisational skills through and understanding of chord structure, modes (including dorian, and mixolydian), pentatonic and whole tone scales, melodic structure, and proper style. This ensemble, of a larger size than the standard jazz ensemble complement of approximately 21 players, studies, rehearses and performs music from the Grade 2 and 3 repertoires. Student comprehension will be monitored by frequent applied and written evaluations. If you have any questions regarding Jazz Lab Band contact Mr. Brinkman at 259-5301 ext. 45792 or  ​

ISSMA Contest Music Recording Links