JAZZ FESTIVAL

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019
BELLEVILLE EAST HIGH SCHOOL | BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS

3:15PM JUNIOR JAZZ CONCERT
5:00PM SENIOR JAZZ CONCERT

ADMISSION IS $5 AT THE DOOR
(Free entry for Seniors and Children under 12)

 
 
Student trumpet player in concert at a district festival

JUNIOR JAZZ BAND 1

Conductor
Michael Pond-Jones
Belleville West High School

Repertoire
Alright, Okay, You Win - Sid Wyche and Mayme Watts, arr. Michael Sweeney

Boogie Lou - Paul Baker

Flight of the Foo Birds - Neal Hefti, arr. Peter Blair

God Bless the Child - Arthur Herzog Jr. and Billie Holiday, arr. Rick Stitzel

Malaguena - Stan Kenton, arr. Michael Sweeney

Soul Bossa Nova - Quincy Jones, arr. Rick Stitzel

 
Student saxophone players in rehearsal at a district festival.

JUNIOR JAZZ BAND 2

Conductor
Jordin Gouge
Mascoutah High School

Repertoire
Blue in Hoss Flat - Mark Taylor

The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos

In a Mellow Tone - Mark Taylor

What I’d Say? - Michael Sweeney

 

SENIOR JAZZ BAND 1

Conductor
Garret Schmidt
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Repertoire
Moanin’ - Quincy Jones

One Night in Moscow - Paul Baker

Stompin’ at the Savoy - Bill Holman

Skylark - Bob Brookmeyer

Out the Window - Adam Larson

 
Student saxophone musicians in rehearsal at a district festival

SENIOR JAZZ BAND 2

Conductor
Tom Birkner

Repertoire
Show Me the Way to Go Home - Irving King, arr. Allan Horney

Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars - Antonio Carlos Jobim, arr. Mark Taylor

Softly From My Window - Sammy Nestico

Nice-N-Easy Blues - Bob Mintzer

 
Student bass player performing at Jazz Night.

SENIOR JAZZ BAND 3

Conductor
Karli McCann
Pekin High School

Repertoire
All In - Lennie Niehaus

Groove Merchant - Jerome Richardson, arr. Dave Barduhn

Running of the Bulls - Doug Beach, arr. George Schutack

Soft as Velvet - Count Basie, arr. Sammy Nestico

I Remember Clifford - Benny Golson, arr. Mike Vax

Caution Contents Under Pressure - Larry Barton

 
High school female students rehearsing for a vocal jazz performance

Junior vocal jazz ensemble

Participation is by Director Nomination

Conductor
Emily Ottwein
Edwardsville High School

Repertoire
Blue Skies - arr. Roger Emerson

What a Wonderful World - arr. Mark Brymer

Pick Yourself Up - arr. Rosana Eckert

Feelin’ Groovy - arr. Kirby Shaw

 
Female student performing for All State Vocal Jazz

SENIOR VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Conductor
Andrew Dahan
Highland Park High School

Repertoire
State Selections:
Hello, Young Lovers - Steve Zegree

Bli Blip - Darmon Meader

District 6 Selections:
Summertime - Derek Fawcett

Mad Heaven - Rosana Eckert