Jazz Ensemble - Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 7:45-8:40am (audition required)
Jazz Ensemble is the advanced jazz group offered at Westfield and requires an audition. This ensemble has multiple performances in the community and at festivals throughout the school year in addition to concerts at Westfield. Auditions for Jazz Ensemble will take place in the second week of school. Attendance at all rehearsals and performances is required.
Instrumentation in this ensemble is limited to Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, and Drum set.
Jazz Lab - Wednesdays and Fridays 7:45-8:40am, starts in October (open to all)
In Jazz Lab Band, students learn about jazz styles, history, and phrasing. No audition is needed to participate in Jazz Lab Band. Attendance at all rehearsals and performances is required.
All band instruments can participate in Jazz Lab as well as Piano, Guitar, Bass, and Drum set.
See the Jazz Ensemble Haiku page for practice recordings and more!
General Listening for Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab