The Jazz Ensemble, led by conductor, Ricky Martinez, is one of SJYS’s newest groups and now in its eighth season! It is an advanced ensemble for high school and very advanced middle school students. The band features saxophone, trumpet, trombone and rhythm sections, and plays swing, blues, Latin, rock, funk and ballad styles. The musicians also spend time working on improvisation.
Rehearsals are held every Saturday from ______, at Buchser Middle School, located at 1111 Bellomy Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050 (map)
The Jazz Ensemble performs two concerts each season and did performwith the SJYS Philharmonic Orchestra last season at their Spring Concert on March 26th, 2022, at the California Theatre, in downtown San Jose. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.