2019 Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Student Jazz Band Festival: Phillips Academy Middle School Jazz Band

Here are images and video clips of the Phillips Academy Middle School Jazz Band, under the direction of Bryan Nalls.

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!

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

Here are images and video clips of the Oak Mountain High School Jazz Band A, under the direction of Kevin Ownby.

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!

2019 Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Student Jazz Band Festival: Bumpus Jazz Band

Here are images and video clips of the R.F. Bumpus Middle School Jazz Band, under the direction of Benjamin Posey.

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!

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!

2019 Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Student Jazz Band Festival: Pizitz Middle School

Here are images and video clips of the Pizitz Middle School Band performance, directed by Kim Bain.

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!

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!

Details on Student Jazz Band Festival – April 10th and 12th

The 18th annual Student Jazz Band Festival returns April 10th and 12th, hosted by the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at historic LR Hall Auditorium.

Information on band signups and how you can attend can be found here.

Schedule: Wednesday (4/10) the first band is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m., and the last band at 2:30. There is a free improvisation workshop at 12:30, open to everyone.

Friday (4/12) the music begins at 9:45 a.m. with the final band scheduled for 1:45, and an improvisation workshop at noon.

Hope you can make it out for one or both days of great music!

Annual Student Jazz Band Festival returns in April

The 18th annual Student Jazz Band Festival returns April 10-12, hosted by the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at historic LR Hall Auditorium.

Information on band signups and how you can attend can be found here.

This is a terrific event, and I promise you will be blown away by the talent of our students, and happy to know that jazz is alive and well, and in good hands. Come support our student musicians if you can!

The Minor High School band following their 2018 Student Jazz Band Festival performance