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Jazz Ensemble

This ensemble is open to any student who participates in one of the OWHS Concert Bands.  The group performs various styles of Jazz including swing, Latin, funk, and many others.  This ensemble is considered an extension of the band program and will offer students a challenge above and beyond the normal band curriculum. The study of jazz style, technique, improvisation, and history is emphasized in this course.  Students will study and perform jazz in both the “big band” and “combo” settings.  This ensemble often performs in the community and may have the opportunity to travel for clinics and performance festivals.

This school year the OWHS Jazz Ensemble will return with Tuesday & Thursday rehearsals during "W-Hour".  We are in need of Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone, Drum Set, Vibes, Piano, String Bass (or Electric Bass), Piano, and Guitar players for this ensemble.

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