Friday, January 23, 2009

North Shore Jazz Festival!

Tomorrow is the big day! Honors Jazz Band will perform in the annual North Shore Jazz Fest at Glenbrook South High School at 2:20 p.m. in the Auditorium. Following the high school performances will be a special performance by Rob Parton and his Jazz Tech Big Band. HJB members need to be at SPHS at 9:00 a.m. Come out and show your support or leave a message here on the blog! Location, ticket, and other information can be found here: Glenbrook South High School Bands

Monday, January 12, 2009

Welcome Back & Big News!

Welcome back to school! It's hard to believe that the school year is 1/2 over! There are a lot of exciting events planned for this semester. And now for the BIG news.....

There will be guest artists performing on both of the concerts this semester! I am proud to say that joining the bands this semester will be Chicago saxophonist Mark Colby and 7-time Grammy-Award winning drummer Paul Wertico!!!!! I can hardly wait. More info to follow, but if you want to check out their bios, here are the links:

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

New Year & New Music!

As promised, I have posted links to the recordings of some of the songs that we are doing on the right hand side of the page. I will continue to post recordings as we go through the semester. Please listen often to the music that we are rehearsing! There is no substitute for listening to the actual recording!