HMS Jazz Ensemble Details

  • Jazz Ensemble
HMS Jazz Ensemble

Mr. Alex Gittelman, Director
610-853-5900 x5141

Style Listening Links:
Groove Merchant (Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra):
Splanky (Count Basie Orchestra, lots of attitude):
Soul Vaccination (Tower of Power, original tune):

HMS Jazz Repertoire for listening:
My Favorite Things (Rodgers/Hammerstein arr. Murtha):

Fancy Pants (Sammy Nestico):
The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael arr. Mark Taylor):

Megalovania (Toby Fox arr. Murtha):

A Day in the Life of a Fool (Luiz Bonfa arr. Terry White):

Blue Jive Five (Benny Carter):

Jazz Ensemble Schedule, 2019-2020 (more to be updated)

HMS Jazz Festival - 2/7/20 (HHS Auditorium)

Theme Night - 2/12/20 (HHS Auditorium)

1st annual National Jazz Festival (Philadelphia, PA) – 2/15/20 – TENTATIVE, ALL DAY

Drexel Hill MS - 2/21/20

Evening of Jazz - 3/20/20 @ HHS (all afternoon and evening)

Strath Haven MS - 3/27/20

Beverly Hills MS - 4/17/20

Springton Lake MS - 4/24/20

7/8 Band, Jazz Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble Spring Concert – 4/30/20

Welsh Valley MS - 5/1/19

Spring Awards Night - TBA (HMS Auditorium)

Jazz Ensemble Final Concert - TBA (HMS Auditorium)



Related Links - Things to check out
Jazz Trumpet Solos (the first 30 seconds of many trumpet solos including Miles Davis' solo on So What
The Sax Shed - check out the transcribed solos and more

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