Palms Middle School

See the Concerts page for a complete list of vocal and instrumental music concerts.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band 2016-2017
JAZZ BAND 2016-2017

Jazz Band is an after-school class that practices on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:00 pm and occasionally during lunch. Instruments include saxophone (alto, tenor, baritone), trombone, trumpet, clarinet, flute, piano, drums, bass and electric guitar.

Jazz Band performs various times throughout the year, including the annual concerts below:

One year Jazz Band played at the Roxy Theater with Herbie Hancock!

Palms Jazz Band

Performing at the LAUSD Arts Fest, March 2014

Faculty

Ms. Jones, Instrumental Music

saxophone

What is this instrument called?

Who Can Be in Jazz Band?

Only advanced players are selected for the 25 spots.

Auditions for Jazz Band are held during lunch in September (see below for dates and times). Students will audition with a piece of jazz music that they are given ahead of time. Homeroom announcements will tell students when to pick up the music and return for the audition.

For more information, contact Ms. Jones.

Audition Schedule

Students who want to be in Jazz Band must play a jazz band instrument and read music. Pick up audition music from Ms. Jones in Room 172.

Auditions will be held in Room 172 at Nutrition and Lunch.

2018-2019 Jazz Band Auditions

Tues., September 4, 2018

Wed., September 5, 2018

Thurs., September 6, 2018

 

Guitar players: we have amps, but you must bring your own guitar for the audition. You can leave it in Ms. Jones' office on the morning of your audition.

See Ms. Jones in Room 172 if you have any questions.