Jazz Ensemble (Honors)
Prerequisite: Concert Band or Concert Orchestra or audition, and the need to balance instrumentation
Students develop a high level of skill in the performance of jazz, blues, jazz-rock, soul, and other styles of music. They extend their skills and study of jazz interpretation and improvisation, jazz harmony and theory, and the historical influences on jazz as it developed into an American art form. Public performances during and after school may be required to meet course objectives. This course may be repeated for credit.