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Jazz Ensemble

Second Semester Course...................................................................................................1/2 credit 
Prerequisite.......................................................Participation in a concert band (winds) and an audition 

Jazz Ensemble admission is based on an audition held in the spring (for the following school year). A traditional jazz big band instrumentation is used: alto 
saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trumpet, trombone, drum set, piano, guitar, and bass. Rhythm section positions (drum set, piano, guitar, and bass) will be made available to the general student body as needed, however, priority preference will be given to those students currently enrolled in a concert band. Performances include home concerts, MSBOA State Jazz Festival, and the Central Michigan University Jazz Festival.

12 Bar Blues

The music below was recorded Friday, March 11th, 2011, during 6th hour Jazz Band. The piece is called the 12 Bar Blues.

12 Bar Blues.mp3

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