Hey everyone! Here are some videos of my middle school jazz band from our performance at a jazz festival this past Friday. I hope you dig them! When listening, remember the fact that they are ages 11, 12, and 13! (no written solos here!!)
...by a middle school jazz band? Oh I think yes!!
Here are the other recordings of my middle school jazz band from a jazz festival this past Friday. Opener is "Summertime," 2nd tune is "All of Me," and the closer is "Whiplash."
I've been teaching for a couple years now, and I have two middle school students who will be playing at solo and ensemble this year. Since I was more advanced when I began lessons, my first solo that I worked on was Chasson et Passepied. I am unfamiliar with easier repertoire. I am looking for...