(a-g) / Elective
Grade Level: 9-12
Grade Level Restrictions: None
Prerequisites: Band Instructor Approval
John F. Kennedy High School – Course Catalog – 2017/2018 Page 49
(Satisfies the Electives Graduation Requirement)
Course teaches standard jazz band music including Dixieland, swing, and jazz-to-jazz rock. Students learn tonal balance, intonation, sight reading, improvisation, and phrasing and are required to participate in activities, practices and performances outside of school hours.