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Jefferson Jazz Band


  • All band students are welcome to audition for woodwind, brass, and percussion parts in jazz band.
  • ANY Jefferson student is welcome to audition on guitar, bass (upright or electric), or piano.
  • All students must have experience playing their instruments, but experience playing jazz music is not required.
  • Jefferson Jazz Band Frequently Asked Questions

mid-November – Jazz Band Information Session & Audition Workshop – Room 125 (Band), 2:40pm-4:00pm

  • Jazz Band Information Session
  • Meet the Jefferson Jazz Band Instructor!
  • Bring your instrument and play through the audition material.
    • A piano is available to use.
    • Guitar and Electric Bass students should bring their instrument and a cord. An amp is available to use.
    • A drum set is available—please bring your own drumsticks.

late November/early December – Jazz Band Auditions – Room 125 (Band), 2:40pm-4:00pm (sign up for an audition appointment)

  • Jazz Band Auditions in the Band Room (Room 125)
    • See the audition information sheet for your instrument
  • Sign up for an audition time in the band room
  • Audition music will be posted in Canvas and in the band room

mid-December – Jazz Ensemble Music Reading Session, 2:40-4:00pm

  • Students selected by audition will meet to read through their music for the first time!

January – Jazz Ensemble Rehearsals start, Room 125 (Band), 2:40-4:00pm


If you have questions about the Jefferson Jazz Band, please contact Ms. T (c.tangchittsumran@apsva.us)