2nd Hour Jazz Studies
Jazz is one of the only uniquely American forms of music, and it's a vital part of a musician's training. 2nd Hour will provide the opportunity to study various forms of jazz as well as it's incredibly rich history. Students will also have the opportunity to play in a combo setting and practice basic charts as well as the fundamentals of solo improvisation. Here you'll find the syllabus and all info pertaining to 2nd Hour Jazz Studies class.
2019 - 2020 Jazz Studies Syllabus
The Jazz Studies Combo will perform on our annual Dewey Public Schools Winter Band Concert this December! Please join us at 7:00 PM in the HS Auditorium for an evening of great music on Thursday, December 12, 2019!
Jazz Listening Recommendations
One of the best ways to learn the jazz style is by listening to the great jazz players - no matter what instrument they play! If you want to hear some of the best jazz players on your instrument or others, find recordings online of these artists and give them a listen. If you need more details or want more players, let us know!