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The Parkside Junior High School Jazz Band

Rehearsals will be held:
Tuesday mornings @ 7:30 AM
Friday mornings @ 7:30 AM

Practice Techniques
Blues Improvisation

2018 - 2019 Repertoire
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Julie Giroux

Quincy Jones Arr. Rick Stitzel

Oliver Nelson Arr. Peter Blair

Greg Yasinitski


2018 - 2019 Dates

**Events listed in orange are required for all Jazz band members**
*Events listed in light grey are optional* 

ILMEA District Festival Auditions - BJHS
(Optional, Please see Mrs. Bolton for details)
Monday, October 8

ILMEA Jazz Festival - Olivet Nazarene University Campus Bradley Bourbonnais, IL
(Selected students based upon October 9 auditions)
Saturday, November 3

First Jazz Rehearsal  (All Members)
Tuesday, January 8th

 Normal West Jazz Night @ Normal West HS
Friday, March 8

 Jazz Band Tour to Elementary Schools
Friday, March 22

Normal Community Jazz Night @ Normal Community HS
Friday, May 3