2019-20 Jazz Workshop Orchestra

2019 JWO Audition Material

  1. All who are auditioning for Jazz Workshop Orchestra must download the appropriate part from the 2019-2020 All State Jazz Audition.  Go to: https://www.coloradobandmasters.org/jazz-band
  2. Learn the melody and chord changes to these standards, be prepared to talk about recordings you have referenced and be able to play the melody and improvise (as much as you can):
    1. Oleo – Sonny Rollins
    2. Nostalgia In Times Square – Charles Mingus
    3. My Ship – Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin

Auditions will occur August 26th and 28th during JWO class.

2018-19

Jazz Workshop Orchestra LIVE on KUVO – 12/11/18

 

2017-18

CHARLES MINGUS HIGH SCHOOL FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION – APRIL 19-23, 2018 –  RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

DSA Band Alumni meet the band and Mr. Hammond for a night on the town. Alums John Bickle (4th from left), Scott Chiu (5th from left), Max Moore (6th from left), Ally Chapel (8th from left), Rico Jones (10th from left) and Cianci Melo (far right).

Mr. Hammond with alumni Liam Broderick at the Alumni party.

Impulse plays the festival to rave reviews!

Rico Jones (left) and Max Moore (right) at the Bands alumni party in New York.

Essentially Ellington Festival – May 10-13, 2017 – Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York

See “Leave Them Wanting More” – a video about the Jazz Workshop Orchestra’s preparation for and the trip to New York for the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Festival and Competition in May of 2017.

KUVO Performance 4/11/17 – Listen Here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xeen6hksvberexa/Chinoiserie.wav?dl=0