JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Directed by Mr. Aaron Ottmar

 

Weekly Rehearsal Schedule:

 

Tuesdays: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Thursdays: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

 Fridays: 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM


WORKS PERFORMED

March 10th, 2020 - Corridor Jazz Project (with guest artist Dr. Sherrie Maricle and Mr. Cole Peterson)

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

Busta Jones.................................................................Adam Meckler

March 7th, 2020 - SEIBA Jazz Festival (1st place - Class 4A)

Super Frank.................................................................Henry Wolking

Busta Jones.................................................................Adam Meckler

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

February 29th, 2020 - Jazz In The Meadows (2nd place - Class 3A)

Super Frank.................................................................Henry Wolking

Busta Jones.................................................................Adam Meckler

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

February 27th, 2020 - Coe College Jazz Summit (2nd place - Class 4A)

Super Frank.................................................................Henry Wolking

Busta Jones.................................................................Adam Meckler

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

February 21st, 2020 - Liberty Jazz Festival (1st place - Class 4A)

Super Frank.................................................................Henry Wolking

Busta Jones.................................................................Adam Meckler

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

February 8th, 2020 - Jazz Showcase (with guest artist Mr. Jason Hainsworth)

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

August Dreams...................................................................Tom Matta

Busta Jones.................................................................Adam Meckler

Pocono Git-Down.............................................................Rick Hirsch

January 23rd, 2020 - Simpson College Jazz Festival (2nd place - Class 4A)

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

August Dreams...................................................................Tom Matta

Sabor De Cuba................................................................Victor Lopez

 

December 14th, 2019 - 4th Ave. Winter Show

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

Sabor De Cuba................................................................Victor Lopez

Something's Gotta Give...................................Fitzgerald/arr. Riddle

Pocono Git-Down.............................................................Rick Hirsch

December 13th, 2019 - University of Iowa Latin Jazz Festival

Sabor De Cuba.................................................................Victor Lopez

November 25th, 2019 - Generations Of Jazz

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

August Dreams...................................................................Tom Matta

Pocono Git-Down..............................................................Rick Hirsch

November 13th, 2019 - Noce Jazz Club Performance

Blue Opening.............................................Ike Sturm/arr. Fred Sturm

August Dreams...................................................................Tom Matta

Louie's Cheese Party.................................................John Fedchock

Pocono Git-Down..............................................................Rick Hirsch


May 17th, 2019 - Friday Night Concert Series

Winds Of The Gullah.......................................Jim White/arr. McKee

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Blue Moon..............................................................Sinatra/arr. Riddle

Zingo...............................................................................Arlen Ottmar

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock

Loose Fitting Genes.......................................................James Miley

Baubles, Bangles & Beads...........Wright + Forrest/arr. Tito Puente

May 9th, 2019 - IBA!!!!

Winds Of The Gullah.......................................Jim White/arr. McKee

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Thank You Very Please.....................................................Chris Merz

Infant Eyes............................................................Shorter/arr. McKee

Zingo...............................................................................Arlen Ottmar

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock

Loose Fitting Genes.......................................................James Miley

Baubles, Bangles & Beads...........Wright + Forrest/arr. Tito Puente

April 29th, 2019 - Spring Jazz Band Concert

Loose Fitting Genes.......................................................James Miley

Infant Eyes............................................................Shorter/arr. McKee

Baubles, Bangles & Beads...........Wright + Forrest/arr. Tito Puente

April 2nd, 2019 - Iowa Jazz Championships

Carl....................................................................................Bill Holman

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Winds Of The Gullah.......................................Jim White/arr. McKee

March 5th, 2019 - Corridor Jazz Project (with guest artist Mr. Austin Seybert)

The Dance Of Denial..................................Michael Philip Mossman

J Birds........................................................................John Fedchock

March 2nd, 2019 - SEIBA Jazz Festival (3rd place - Class 4A)

Carl....................................................................................Bill Holman

The Dance Of Denial..................................Michael Philip Mossman

Torque............................................................................Alan Baylock

February 23rd, 2019 - Jazz In The Meadows (1st place - Class 2A)

Carl....................................................................................Bill Holman

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock

February 22nd, 2019 - Coe College Jazz Summit

Carl....................................................................................Bill Holman

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock

February 15th, 2019 - Liberty Jazz Festival (1st place - Class 4A)

Carl....................................................................................Bill Holman

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock

February 2nd, 2019 - Jazz Showcase (with guest artist Prof. Joan Hickey)

The Dance Of Denial...................................Michael Philip Mossman

Blue Moon..............................................................Sinatra/arr. Riddle

A Time For Love..................................................Mandel/arr. Nestico

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah)..................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock

December 15th, 2018 - 4th Ave. Winter Show

Carl....................................................................................Bill Holman

Blue Moon..............................................................Sinatra/arr. Riddle

Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah).................................Strayhorn/Ellington

Torque.............................................................................Alan Baylock


May 18th, 2018 - Friday Night Concert Series

Mambo Over The Mountain.............................................Rick Hirsch

Kissin' Cousins.................................................................Andy Clark

Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch

Momentum........................................................................Les Hooper

Madrid..............................................................................Erik Morales

April 30th, 2018 - Spring Jazz Band Concert

Mambo Over The Mountain.............................................Rick Hirsch

Shorty George........................................................Basie/arr. Gibson

Momentum........................................................................Les Hooper

Madrid..............................................................................Erik Morales

April 5th, 2018 - Iowa Jazz Championships (6th place - 15 total 4A bands)

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth

Young + Foolish................................Hague + Horwitt/arr. Mantooth

Madrid..............................................................................Erik Morales

March 7th, 2018 - Corridor Jazz Project (with guest artist Mr. Nick Leo)

Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch
Young + Foolish................................Hague + Horwitt/arr. Mantooth

March 3rd, 2018 - SEIBA Jazz Festival (2nd place - 4A)

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
Young + Foolish................................Hague + Horwitt/arr. Mantooth
Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch

February 24th, 2018 - Jazz In The Meadows (2nd place - 11 total 2A bands)

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
I Should Have Known.....................................................Bob Washut
Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch

February 23rd, 2018 - Coe College Jazz Summit (2nd place - 4A *TIED FOR SCHOOL RECORD*)

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
Young + Foolish................................Hague + Horwitt/arr. Mantooth
Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch

February 16th, 2018 - Tallcorn Jazz Festival (3rd place - 15 total 4A bands)

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
Young + Foolish................................Hague + Horwitt/arr. Mantooth
Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch

February 3rd, 2018 - Jazz Showcase (with guest artist Dr. Alex Pershounin)

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
Naima...........................................................Coltrane/arr. Mendelson
Young + Foolish................................Hague + Horwitt/arr. Mantooth
Anitra's Dance...................................................Ellington/arr. Berger
Tonight, We Tango...........................................................Rick Hirsch

December 9th, 2017 - 4th Ave. Winter Show

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most.............Wolf/arr. Berg
Walk Don't Run............................................................Shorty Rogers
Anitra's Dance...................................................Ellington/arr. Berger

November 20th, 2017 - Generations of Jazz at CCPA

The Louie Shuffle............................................Bellson/arr. Mantooth
Walk Don't Run............................................................Shorty Rogers
Anitra's Dance...................................................Ellington/arr. Berger