Jazz Band

Jazz Bands

Jazz Lab Band

The Jazz Lab Band course is open to all Siegel Band members interested in playing a jazz instrument. The course is designed to give students an introduction to jazz music, music theory, improvisation, combo playing, and big band playing. The course will cover a wide range of jazz styles, music theory concepts, and performance opportunities.

Recent Repertoire
Emanon by Dizzy Gillespie, arr. Stephen Wagoner
Killing Me Softly arr. Youngblood Brass Band
Suit & Tie by Justin Timberlake, arr. John Wasson
Count Bubba by Gordon Goodwin, arr. Paul Murtha

Jazz Band

The Siegel High School Jazz Band is an extra curricular ensemble open to all Siegel Band members by audition. All members are expected to audition for the MTSBOA Mid State Jazz Band. The Jazz Band will perform a variety of jazz styles throughout the Winter/Spring. The group plays annually at the Murfreesboro Jazz Fest on “The Square” in Murfreesboro, TN.

Recent Repertoire
Sidewinder by Lee Morgan, arr. Paul Murtha
Cantaloupe Island by Herbie Hancock, arr. Mike Kamuf
Emily by Johnny Mandel, arr. Lisa DeSpain
Higher Ground by Stevie Wonder, arr. Mike Tomaro
Woodchopper’s Ball by Woody Herman
Work Song by Nat Adderley, arr. Erik Morales