The Jazz Band is comprised of musicians from all grade levels. They perform at Unit Jazz Concerts in addition to touring the Elementary Schools in the spring. The Jazz Band rehearses outside of the school day.
Rehearsals will be held on:
Tuesday mornings @ 7:45 AM
Thursday mornings @ 7:45 AM
Bb blues backing track
12 bar blues (PDF)
2021-2022 Concert/Contest Repertoire
Click on the title of each song below to hear the audio file of the song.
songs will be announced soon!
2021 - 2022 Important Dates
Events listed in orange are required
Events listed in white are optional
Friday, October 8: ILMEA District Band Auditions (Optional) @ Virtual Audition Recordings due to Mrs. Bolton
Saturday, November 6: ILMEA District Jazz Band Festival @ Olivet University (selected students based upon October 8th auditions), all day
Tuesday, Jan. 6th: First Jazz Band Rehearsal @ PJHS
Friday, March 11: Normal West Jazz Night @ Normal West
Tuesday, April 5: Tentative Jazz Tour
Possible home game perormances for PJHS Teams.