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See the Concerts page for a complete list of vocal and instrumental music concerts.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band 2016-2017
Jazz Band 2016-2017

Jazz Band is an after-school class that practices on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:00 pm and occasionally during lunch.

Note: The schedule for Fall 2021 is still being determined.

Instruments include saxophone (alto, tenor, baritone), trombone, trumpet, clarinet, flute, piano, drums, bass and electric guitar.

Jazz Band performs various times throughout the year, including the annual concerts below:

One year Jazz Band played at the Roxy Theater with Herbie Hancock!

Palms Jazz Band

Performing at the LAUSD Arts Fest, March 2014


Ms. Jones, Instrumental Music


What is this instrument called?

Who Can Be in Jazz Band?

Only advanced players are selected for the 25 spots.

Auditions for Jazz Band are held in September (see details below). Students will audition with a piece of jazz music, which they can get ahead of time. Homeroom announcements will tell students when to pick up the music and return for the audition.

For more information, contact Ms. Jones in Room 172.

Audition Schedule

Students who want to be in Jazz Band must play a jazz band instrument.

Auditions are at lunch in Room 172.

If you can read music, get the audition music from Ms. Jones ahead of time.

2021-2022 Jazz Band Auditions

  • September 2021, dates to be announced


Guitar players: we have amps, but you must bring your own guitar for the audition. You can leave it in Ms. Jones' office on the morning of your audition.