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Jazz Big Band

Key Information

Rehearsal Time: Sundays, 11:00 AM -1:00 PM

Rehearsal Location: Stearns Building, Cady Room

Description

The Michigan Youth Jazz Big Band provides students advanced experience in performing a variety of big band repertoire. Open to saxophone, trumpet, trombone and rhythm section (piano, guitar, bass, drum-set) musicians of high school ages. This ensemble is recommended for students who are generally in upper high school grades and have two to four years of jazz ensemble experience.

Periodically additional non-traditional jazz instruments will be needed on a case-by-case basis. Such as cello, flute, clarinet, violin, voice etc.

2018-19 Schedule

Students will have weekly rehearsals with U-M Jazz Faculty. They will have opportunity to perform alongside professional jazz musicians as well as in various venues across Southeast Michigan. Schedule will be posted in early summer.

 

Michigan Youth Jazz Improvisation Ensemble

Michigan Youth Jazz Improvisation Ensemble

Michigan Youth Jazz Improvisation Ensemble

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

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