Jazz band is a great extra-curricular elective where you are able to explore an important American music tradition. You will practice, listen to, and perform many styles of jazz influenced music including: the blues, swing, be-bop, Latin-jazz, funk, rock and more! Jazz band is a great way to improve your musicianship skills on your instrument, play different styles of music, and learn about improvisation! ALL BAND INSTRUMENTS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN JAZZ BAND! If you play guitar, bass, piano or drum set this is a great opportunity for you to enhance your musicianship on those instruments. This course is for 7th and 8th grade students at Chaska Middle School East.
District 112 Jazz Festival Saturday, February 9, Chanhassen High School
CMSE Showcase of Talents Tuesday, March 12, Chaska Middle School East
Duluth Jazz Festival TBD (there will be an additional fee for this trip)
East Jazz Concerts Thursday, April 11 Chaska Middle School East