HMS Jazz Ensemble Details

  • Jazz Ensemble
HMS Jazz Ensemble
2019-2020

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):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uG8hdLF_FI

Fancy Pants (Sammy Nestico):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2J4KyiGr6E
 
 
The Nearness of You (Hoagy Carmichael arr. Mark Taylor): https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10522938

Megalovania (Toby Fox arr. Murtha):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8Y90H5F-5s

A Day in the Life of a Fool (Luiz Bonfa arr. Terry White):  https://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10593757

Blue Jive Five (Benny Carter):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13wqk8bpGW8


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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