Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Combos

Welcome to 2018-2019 Jazz Ensembles!

Warm Up Play Along Video

120 BPM - Circle of Fourths - Major, Major 7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th

Warm Up Play Along Video

160 BPM - CIrcle of Fourths - Major, Major 7th, Dominant 7th, Minor 7th

Jazz Band Festival Set

Miss Missouri - Benny Carter (Basie Band)

Come Sunday - Duke Ellington , arr. Hirsch

Work Song (Cannonball Adderley)

Jazz Ensemble arrangements and original recordings (Nov 8)

Blues in the Closet - arr. Mark Taylor Oscar Petiford Original Recording

Bye Bye Blackbird - arr. Rivello (ala Miles Davis) History Info Ella Fitgerald Recording Miles Davis Recording

James - Pat Metheny/arr. Bob Curnow Pat Metheny Version

Jazz Ensemble Christmas Set (Dec. 13/18)

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Away in a Manger

Sugar Rum Cherry - Duke Ellington (from Nutcracker Suite)

Live Video of Sugar Rum Cherry

Charlie Brown Christmas


Jazz Ensemble Festival Set 1 Jan-March

Take the A Train - Baylock 1

Rockabye River - Duke Ellington 1/2

Riverdance 3


Jazz EnsembleFestival Set 2 Feb-April (May 23 with PJO at One Longfellow Square)

March Majestic - Bob Mintzer

Body and Soul - Kenton version

Higher Ground


Jazz Combo 2 Playlist


Westbrook High School Jazz Ensemble Wins

First Place at Berklee High School Jazz Festival

on February 6th in Boston!

This is the largest high school jazz festival

in the United States!

Congratulations to all Jazz students for a great year! Congratulations to

Hailey Francoeur, Danny Porell and Connor Bollig for recieving Outstanding Soloist Awards!

Jazz Combo 1, Jazz Combo 2 Earn First place at the State Jazz Festival! Jazz Ensemble 1 and Jazz Ensemble 2 earn second place in their divisions! Outstanding musicianship awards go to: Andrew Correa, Gary Sanville and Jacob Violette!