101 North Parkside Road

Normal, Illinois 61761

(309) 336-6682

PARKSIDE JHS BANDS

DIRECTOR

Jennifer Bolton, Director of Bands

boltonj@unit5.org

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JAZZ BAND

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 @ 7:30 AM

Friday mornings @ 7:30 AM

Jazz Links:

Practice Techniques

Blues Improvisation

Bb blues backing track

12 bar blues (PDF)

2019-2020 Concert/Contest Repertoire

Click on the title of each song below to hear the audio file of the song.

songs will be announced soon!

 

2019 - 2020 Important Dates

 

Events listed in orange are required

Events listed in white are optional

  • Back to School Band Bash - Maxwell Park, July 18, 6:30 pm

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  • Friday, March 13 - Normal West Jazz Night TBA pm

  • Tuesday, April 28 - Tentative Jazz Tour 9:00 am

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