2019 Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Student Jazz Band Festival: Oak Mountain High School – Jazz Band B

Here are images and video clips of the Oak Mountain High School Jazz Band B, under the direction of Travis Bender.

JazzHall Radio plans to air more features and performances from our school bands! Follow this blog and stay tuned to 91.1 (or listen online) to learn more. And please consider joining our effort as a Jazz Hall Friend!

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2019 Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Student Jazz Band Festival: BB Comer High School

Here are images and video clips of the B.B. Comer Memorial High School Jazz Ensemble performance, directed by Dan Seaborn.

JazzHall Radio plans to air more features and performances from our school bands! Follow this blog and stay tuned to 91.1 (or listen online) to learn more. And please consider joining our effort as a Jazz Hall Friend!

Hoover “First Edition” reps Alabama at Chicago clinic

On the morning of Dec. 17, students in Hoover High School’s “First Edition” jazz ensemble arrived early for one final rehearsal before boarding a bus bound for Chicago. For the second time, First Edition received an invitation to attend the Midwest Clinic, an international jazz and symphonic music gathering. JazzHall Radio spoke with director Sallie Vines White, along with senior band members Ben Solomon (trumpet), Nicolas Foster (drums), and William Ayers (guitar.)