Band members who are interested in exploring various styles of popular music are encouraged to audition for one of the North Central jazz bands. The main focus of jazz band is on the development of basic improvisation skills as well as an introduction to swing, Latin, and contemporary musical styles.
Jazz Band is a year-long commitment, with auditions typically taking place in mid-September. In order to be eligible to audition and participate in jazz band, students must be enrolled in band. (Exceptions may be made for students who play non-band instruments such as guitar or bass. These students should contact Mr. Scheidecker directly.)
- Jazz Band One is for 8th graders and will meet on Wednesday/Friday mornings from 8:00-8:40 am*
- Jazz Band Two is for 7th graders and will meet on Tuesday/Thursday mornings from 8:00-8:40 am*
*Guitar, piano, bass, and drums will start rehearsal at 7:45 am.
Location: Room W101
Sponsor: Mr. Scheidecker