Middle School Jazz Ensemble

SDSCPA Middle School Jazz Ensembles (beginning and advanced) are exposed to Swing and Latin idioms.  Students will learn rudiments of music including key signatures, time signatures, rhythm dissection and major and blues scales.  Students will learn fundamentals of their own instruments including sound production and articulation.  A variety of pedagogical methods will be employed including basic band curriculum, guided listening, call and response and basic improvisation.