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Directory of Youth Traditional Jazz Bands


4243 JAZZ

Carmichael, CA

Est. 2012

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Barrett Middle School

Director: Brian Gayek

Festivals played:

  Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '12

Contact:

Brian Gayek , Dir.
5800 Shadowbrook Way
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

tel: (916)844-7313
e-mail: email director

 

ALL THAT JAZZ

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: First Flight Middle School

Director: Gary Clark

Festivals played:

  Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival (CA) '08

Contact:

Gary Clark, Dir.
211 Sea Oats Lane
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

tel: (252)261-5270
e-mail: email director


ANYTHING BUT THAT
Sacramento, CA

Est. 2014

Instrumentation: 7 pieces

Age range: 15-18
School affiliation: Rio Americano High School

Director: Josh Murray
Festivals played: 
   Sacramento Hot Jazz Jubilee '14

    Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

Contact:
Josh Murray, Dir.
5341 Shelato Way

Carmichael, CA 95608-6152

tel: (916)944-0780

e-mail: email director

 

AWKTIVES
Davis, CA

Director: Celia Cottle
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '14-15

   Sacramento Music Festival '15

 
Contact:
Celia Cottle, Dir.
1803 Pt. Reyes Place
Davis, CA 95616
tel: (530)756-4377

e-mail: email director

 

THE BEAT
Carmichael, CA

Est. 2015

Age range: Elementary school

School affiliation: Mission Avenue Open Elementary School
Festivals played: 

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15
Director: Mica Dugan

Contact:
Mica Dugan, Dir.

tel: (209)915-8393
e-mail: email director

 

BIX BEIDERBECKE YOUTH JAZZ BAND
Davenport, IA

Age range: 12 to 18
Jazz society affiliation: Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society
Director: Bruce Bogan
Festivals played: 
   Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival '98-02, '04-05, '08, '12, '13
   --has also appeared on Iowa Public Television

Contact:
Bruce Bogan, Dir.
303 Hilltop Ct.
Colona, IL 61241


BOILER HOT CLUB
West Lafayette, IN
Est. 2006

Instrumentation: 5 to 7 pieces
Age range: college
School affiliation: Purdue University
Director: Mo Trout


Contact:
Mo Trout, Dir.
Purdue University Bands

West Lafayette, IN 47907
tel: (765)494-0770
e-mail: email director

 

BSR HOT SHOTS
Arroyo Grande, CA

Age range: High school and college
Jazz society affiliation: Basin Street Regulars Central Coast Hot Jazz Society
Director: Jeff Beaumont

Festivals played:

    Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '14

Contact:
Jeff Beaumont, Dir.
14555 San Miguel Rd.

Atascadero, CA 93422-1602
tel: (805)466-8370
e-mail: email director

 

BYU JAZZ LEGACY DIXIELAND BAND
Provo, UT
Est. 1985

Instrumentation: 7 pieces
School affiliation: Brigham Young University
Director: Steve Call
Festivals played:
   Sacramento Dixieland Jubilee (CA) '87, '89 
   International Association for Jazz Education Convention (CA) '95, '99, '02-03

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival (CA) '06, '09-13, '15 (division winner)
   Wasatch Mountain Dixieland Festival
   --has also performed at the Kennedy Center

Web site: http://pam.byu.edu/similarpage.asp?title=Jazz%20Legacy
Recordings:
   Jazz Banquet (2 tracks) (1997 CD)

Contact:
Steve Call, Dir.
731 N. 1200 East
Provo, UT 84606
tel: (801) 374-0331

e-mail: email director


CAPITAL FOCUS JAZZ BAND
Washington, DC
Est. 1988

Instrumentation: 7 pieces
Age range: 14 to 26, averaging 19
Jazz society affiliation: Potomac River Jazz Club
Style/repertoire: "All styles of traditional jazz"
Director: Dave Robinson
Festivals played: 
   Central City Jazz Festival (CO) '90
   PRJC Jazz Picnic '89, '93-4, '96-00, '03-4
   PRJC Jazz Jubilee '90, '94, '97-06
   PRJC Jazz Barbecue '91-2
   International Association for Jazz Education Convention '91
   Sacramento Jazz Jubilee (CA) '91-2, '94-6, '07
   East Coast Jazz Festival '94, '06
   Annapolis Jazz Festival '94-5
   Washington Folk Festival '95-6, '98-00
   Chilliwack (BC) Dixieland Jazz Festival '97
   Louis Armstrong International Jazz Competition (France) '97 (Judges' Prize)
   Alexandria Memorial Day Jazz Festival '98-9
   French Quarter Festival (LA) '99-00
  Takoma Park Jazz Festival '00
   Whitley Bay Jazz Festival (England) '02
   North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherlands) '04
   Crystal City Jazz Celebration '04-06
   Jazz Aspen Snowmass Academy (CO) '05

  Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival (CA) '06 (division winner)
   Jazz Ascona New Orleans and Classics Festival (Switzerland) '08

   Jazz Education Network Conference (MO) '10

   JazzFest at Sea (Caribbean cruise) '12

   Satchmo SummerFest (LA) '14

--also performances at the White House, Capitol, etc.; clubs in New York, London, Amsterdam, Madrid, and New Orleans including Preservation Hall and the 100 Club; soundtrack for off-Broadway play; performed for Pres. Clinton; recorded cylinders at the Edison Site; appeared on NBC-TV "Today Show"; performed with actor/singer Kevin Spacey
Web site: http://www.capitalfocusjazzband.com
Recordings:
   Milenberg Joys! (1989 LP)
   Renewing the Tradition (1992 CD, out of print)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 2 (1994 CD, out of print)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 3 (1996 CD, out of print)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 4 (2000 CD, out of print)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 5 (2003 CD)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 6 (2005 CD, out of print)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 7 (2010 double CD)
   Renewing the Tradition, Vol. 8 (2012 CD)


Contact:
Dave Robinson, Dir.
5537 Belle Pond Dr.
Centreville, VA 20120
tel: (703)802-1632
e-mail: email director


CASPER COLLEGE DIXIELAND BAND
Casper, WY
School affiliation: Casper College

Contact:
Casper College
125 College Drive
Casper, WY 82601
tel: (307) 268-2628


CHURCHILL EXPERIENCE

Carmichael, CA

Est. 2014

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Winston Churchill Middle School

Style/repertoire: Traditional jazz

Director: Sonia Takanikos-Erickson

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

 

CURBSIDE JAZZ BAND
Festivals played:

    Sacramento Music Festival '14

DENVER JAZZ CLUB YOUTH ALL-STARS
Denver, CO
Est. 2009

Instrumentation: 8 pieces

Age range: 15 to 18, averaging 17

Jazz society affiliation: Denver Jazz Club

Style/repertoire: "Traditional, Chicago and New Orleans Dixieland"
Director: Dr. Ed Cannava

Festivals played:

  Mile High Jazz Festival '10-'13

  Sacramento Music Festival (CA) '10-'15

  Evergreen Jazz Festival '10-13

  Summit Jazz Festival '10-13

  Montreux Jazz Festival '11, '13

  Assisi Music Festival '13

Web site: http://youthallstars.denverjazzclub.com/
Recordings:

  Wontcha Come Along With Us? (2010 CD)

  Now, Ain't That a Shame!  (2011 CD)

  We've Got That Swing (2012 CD)

  A New Kind of Dixie (2013 CD)


Contact:
Ed Cannava, Dir.

6388 S. Dexter St.

Centennial, CO 80121
tel: (303)328-7277
e-mail: email director


DIVERSELY DIXIE
Sheldon, CA

Age range: High school

School affiliation: Sheldon High School

Director: Jim Mazzaferro
Festivals played:
   Sacramento Music Festival '02-08, '10, '14-15

  Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06-08

Contact:
Jim Mazzaferro, Dir.
9068 Shetland

Elk Grove, CA 95624
tel: (916)681-7500 x8106

e-mail: email director


DIXIE DOMINUS
Fremont, CA

Est. 2007

Instrumentation: 7 pieces

Age range: High school
School affiliation: Fremont Christian High School
Director: Thomas Banuelos

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '07-13

   Sacramento Music Festival '09-10, '12, '14-15
   Youth Dixieland Festival '10

   Monterey Jazz Bash by the Bay '14

   Fresno Mardi Gras '15

Recordings: 3 CDs

Contact:
Thomas Banuelos, Dir.

Fremont Christian High School

4760 Thornton Ave.

Fremont, CA 94560

tel.: (510)744-2280 x357
e-mail: email director


DYNAMITE JAZZ BAND

Roseville, CA

Age range: High school

Director: Polly Edgerton

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '11-12

   Sacramento Music Festival '12

Contact:
Polly Edgerton, Dir.
352 Sawtell Rd.
Roseville, CA 95678
tel: (916)774-6935

e-mail: email director

 

EL CAMINO JAZZ BAND
Sacramento, CA

Age range: High school
School affiliation: El Camino High School
Director: Kevin Glaser
Festivals played: 
    Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06

Contact:
Kevin Glaser, Dir.
El Camino High School
4300 El Camino Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95821
tel: (916)971-7441
e-mail: email director

FIFTH STREET STRUTTERS

Edmond, OK

Age range: College

School affiliation: U. of Central Oklahoma
Director: Jeff Kidwell

Contact:

Jeff Kidwell, Dir.
U. of Central Oklahoma School of Music
100 N. University Dr.

Edmond, OK 73034
e-mail: email director

 

GELATO
Sacramento, CA

Est. 2010

Age range: High school
Director: Rick Baker
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06, '11-13 (division winner)

   Sacramento Music Festival '06, '12


Contact:
Rick Baker, Dir.
5150 Fair Oaks Blvd., Ste. 101

Box 233

Carmichael, CA 95608
tel: (916)971-7306
e-mail: email director

 

GRADY BUNCH

Carmichael, CA

Est. 2014

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Winston Churchill Middle School

Style/repertoire: Traditional jazz

Director: Sonia Takanikos-Erickson

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

   Sacramento Music Festival '15

 

GREEN TIE JAZZ BAND
Fremont, CA

Est. 2010

Age range: College

Director: none
Festivals played: 
    Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '11-12

    Sacramento Music Festival '12

 

HIGH ALTITUDE
Gunnison, CO

Est. 1995

Instrumentation: 9 pieces 
Age range: college age
School affiliation: Western State Colorado University
Director: Bob Barrett
Festivals played: 
   Montana Traditional Jazz Festival (MT) '99
   Wichita Jazz Festival (KS)
   Sacramento Jazz Jubilee (CA) '03

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival (CA) '11

Contact:
Bob Barrett, Dir.
c/o Western State Colorado University
Music Dept.
600 N. Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231

tel: (970)943-3023
e-mail: email director

 

J STREET JAZZ CATS COMBOS
Davis, CA

Age range: 13 to 16

Director: Celia Cottle
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06-15

    Sacramento Music Festival '07, '09-10, '12, '14-15

Contact:
Celia Cottle, Dir.
1803 Pt. Reyes Place
Davis, CA 95616
tel: (530)756-4377

e-mail: email director

 

JAZZ COOKERS
Centennial, CO

Age range: College

Director: Rick Crandell

Festivals played:

   Evergreen Jazz Festival '10-12

   Summit Jazz Festival '11

 

JAZZ RAPTORS
Roseville, CA

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Creekview Ranch Middle School

Director: Polly Edgerton

Festivals played: 

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '09-15

   Sacramento Music Festival '10, '12

   Youth Dixieland Festival '10

Contact:
Polly Edgerton, Dir.
352 Sawtell Rd.
Roseville, CA 95678
tel: (916)774-6935

e-mail: email director

 


JAZZ SPECTRUM

Sacramento, CA

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Arden Middle School
Director: Whitney Disney

Festivals played: 
    Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

Contact:

Whitney Disney, Dir.
tel: (916)761-4237
e-mail: email director

 

JAZZAMATAZZ
Davis, CA

Age range: 9 to 12

Director: Celia Cottle
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '08-15

 
Contact:
Celia Cottle, Dir.
1803 Pt. Reyes Place
Davis, CA 95616
tel: (530)756-4377

e-mail: email director

 

JAZZAMERICA TRAD BAND
Venice, CA

Director: Richard Simon

THE JAZZERS
Roseville, CA

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Creekview Ranch Middle School

Director: Polly Edgerton

Festivals played: 

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '10-15

Contact:
Polly Edgerton, Dir.
352 Sawtell Rd.
Roseville, CA 95678
tel: (916)774-6935

e-mail: email director

 

THE JAZZINATORS
Fremont, CA

Est. 2004

Age range: Middle school and high school

Jazz society affiliation: East Bay Traditional Jazz Society

Director: John Soulis
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06-15

   East Bay Traditional Jazz Festival '06

   Youth Dixieland Festival '10

Contact:
John Soulis, Dir.
39594 Platero Place
Fremont, CA 94539
tel: (510)657-0243

e-mail: email director


MARVELLI AND THE KOOL KIDS
Festivals played:

    Sacramento Music Festival '14

 

MASON TRADITIONAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Fairfax, VA
Est. 2013

Instrumentation: 7 pieces
Age range: College
School affiliation: George Mason University
Style/repertoire: "All styles of traditional jazz"
Director: Dave Robinson


Contact:
Dave Robinson, Dir.
5537 Belle Pond Dr.
Centreville, VA 20120
tel: (703)802-1632
e-mail: email director

 

MISSION BAY PRESERVATIONISTS
San Diego, CA
Est. 1986

Instrumentation: 10 pieces
Age range: 15 to 18
School affiliation: Mission Bay High School
Jazz society affiliation: America's Finest City Dixieland Jazz Society
Style/repertoire: "West Coast/New Orleans jazz"
Director: Jean-Paul Balmat
Festivals played: 
   Sacramento Music Festival '91-04, '07-10, '12
   San Diego Thanksgiving Dixieland Jazz Festival '91-98,
'01-02, '04, '09
, '11-13
   --has appeared on national TV and on BBC-TV
Recordings:
   Cassette, out of print

   Back Home Again (2007 CD)

   On Lee Street (2014 CD)

Contact:
Jean-Paul Balmat, Dir.
Mission Bay High School

2475 Grand Ave.

San Diego, CA 92109-4898

tel: (858)273-1313x113

e-mail: email director


MUSKRAT RAMBLERS
Reedley, CA
Est. 1995

Instrumentation: 7 pieces
Age range: 15 to 17, averaging 16
School affiliation: Reedley High School
Jazz society affiliation: Fresno Dixieland Society
Style/repertoire: "Sort of West Coast revival"
Director: Buddy Heise
Festivals played: 
   Santa Nella Dixieland Revival '96
   Sacramento Jazz Jubilee '97-98, '01-09
   Fresno Mardi Gras
   Dixieland Monterey
   Pismo Beach Mardi Gras
Recordings:
   Ramblin' On (1998 CD)

Contact:
Buddy Heise, Dir.
675 W. Manning Ave.
Reedley, CA 93654
tel: (559)637-7894

 

THE NEW TRADITIONALISTS (TNT)
Sacramento, CA
Est. 1989

Instrumentation: 7 pieces
Age range: 13 to 18
Jazz society affiliation: Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society
Style/repertoire: "Classic Dixieland jazz"
Director: Bob Williams
Festivals played: 
   Sacramento Music Festival '90-15
   Monterey Jazz Bash by the Bay '97, '14
   South Coast Dixieland Clambake '02
   Dixieland Jubilee By the Sea '05

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06-15

   Fresno Mardi Gras '15
Web site: http://www.sacjazz.org/education.html#tnt
Recordings:
   What Now??? (2000 CD)

Contact:
Bob Williams, Dir.

3109 Kerria Way

Sacramento, CA 95821

tel: (916)804-6803

e-mail: email director


NEXT GEN JAZZ KIDS
Carmichael, CA

Age range: Elementary school

School affiliation: Mission Avenue Open Elementary School
Festivals played: 
   Sacramento Music Festival '10-12, '14-15

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '11-15
Director: Mica Dugan

Contact:
Mica Dugan, Dir.

tel: (209)915-8393
e-mail: email director

 

PRESERVATION HALL JUNIOR JAZZ BAND

New Orleans, LA

Age range: 10-17

Affiliation: Preservation Hall

Style/repertoire: Traditional brass band music

Director: Carl LeBlanc

Contact:

Ashley Shabankareh, Education Outreach Coordinator

828 Royal St. #534

New Orleans, LA 70116

tel.: (504)522-2841 x13

e-mail: email director

 

RAISIN BABIES JAZZ BAND
Fresno, CA
Est. 1987

Instrumentation: 7 pieces
Style/repertoire: "Eclectic traditional"
Director: Dave Ruffner
Festivals played:
   West Coast Ragtime Festival '89-96 
   Sacramento Music Festival '89-97, '00-02, '05-10, '12
   Chilliwack Dixieland Jazz Festival (BC) '93-7, '01, '05
   Santa Nella Dixieland Revival '93-8
   Fresno Mardi Gras '94, '10, '11
   Stockton Hot and Cool Jazz Festival '98-9
   Oregon Dixieland Jubilee (OR) '98
   Dixieland Octoberfest '98
   Dixieland Jubilee By the Sea '98, '03
   Pismo Beach Mardi Gras '00-01
   Southcoast Dixieland Clambake '01
   Three Rivers Jazzaffair
   Coos Bay Clambake Jazz Festival
   Modesto St. Patrick's Jazz Festival
   Dixieland Monterey '03, '10
   High Mountains Dixieland Festival (OR)
   Medford Jazz Festival (OR)
   Satchmo Summerfest (LA) '02

   Cedar Basin Jazz Festival (IA) '09
Web site: http://rb.applekore.net
Recordings:
   Raisins in the Moonlight (1992 cass)
   Goin' Back to Chilliwack (1994 cass)
   Tadow! (1995 cass)
   Angel Eyes (1996 cass)
   Raisin's Last Stance (1997 cass)

   Bumper Crop (2003 CD)

Contact:
Dave Ruffner, Dir.
1839 N. Echo Ave.
Fresno, CA 93704
tel: (559)229-8911
e-mail: email director



RED HOT BRASS BAND
New Orleans, LA

Affiliation: New Orleans Musicians Union

Style/repertoire: Traditional New Orleans brass band

Director: Leslie Cooper

Contact:

Leslie Cooper, Dir.

Music Street Productions

4476 Music St.

New Orleans, LA 70122

tel: (504)251-6753

e-mail: email director

REEDLEY RIVER RATS
Reedley, CA

Est. 1985

Age range: High school

School affiliation: Reedley High School

Style/repertoire: West Coast style

Director: Sam Gipson

Festivals played: 
   Fresno Mardi Gras '10, '15

   Sacramento Music Festival '10, '14-15

   Three Rivers Jazzaffair '12, '13, '15

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '12

   Monterey Jazz Bash by the Bay '14

Contact:

Sam Gipson, Dir.

248 Redwood Dr. Circle

Reedley, CA 93654

tel: (559)637-2922

e-mail: email director

 

REGULAR2

Sacramento, CA

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Arden Middle School
Director: Whitney Disney

Festivals played: 
    Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

Contact:

Whitney Disney, Dir.
tel: (916)761-4237
e-mail: email director

 

RIVER HAWK SWINGERS

Sacramento, CA

Est. 2015

Age range: Elementary and middle school

Director: Benwar Shepard

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

Contact:

Benwar Shepard, Dir.

P.O. Box 582198

Elk Grove, CA 95823
e-mail: email director

 

RJ2

Sacramento, CA

Age range: 19-26

School affiliation: American River College

Director: Susan Hamre

Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '11-12

Contact:

Susan Hamre, Dir.

tel: (916)484-8541

e-mail: email director


ROYAL BLUE SWINGERS

Sacramento, CA

Est. 2014

Age range: High school

School affiliation: Valley High School

Director: Benwar Shepard

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

Contact:

Benwar Shepard, Dir.

P.O. Box 582198

Elk Grove, CA 95823
e-mail: email director

 

SAN MARIN HIGH SCHOOL TRAD JAZZ BAND
Novato, CA

Age range: High school
School affiliation: San Marin High School
Director: Emily Gates
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '08

Contact:
Emily Gates, Dir.
San Marin High School

15 San Marin Dr.

Novato, CA 94945

tel: (916)971-7512

e-mail: email director



SHAVE AND A HAIRCUT

Fremont, CA

Est. 2011

Age range: Middle school

Director: Thomas Banuelos

Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '11-12

Contact:
Thomas Banuelos, Dir.

Fremont Christian High School

4760 Thornton Ave.

Fremont, CA 94560
tel.: (510)744-2280 x357
e-mail: email director

 

SINALOA MIDDLE SCHOOL DIXIELAND BAND
Novato, CA

Age range: Middle school

School affiliation: Sinaloa Middle School
Director: Jason Eckl
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '07, '11
   Youth Dixieland Festival '10

Contact:
Jason Eckl, Dir.
Sinaloa Middle School

2045 Vineyard Rd.

Novato, CA 94947
e-mail: email director



SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIXIELAND BAND
Creston, IA

School affiliation: Southwestern Community College
Style/repertoire: "Classic early jazz"

Contact:
School for Music Vocations
Southwestern Community College
1501 W. Townline Rd.
Creston, IA 50801
tel: (515)782-1454



SUGARFOOT JAZZ BAND
Guilford, CT
Est. 2006

Instrumentation: 8-10 pieces
Age range: 14 to 19, averaging 16
Style/repertoire: "Traditional jazz"
Director: Art Hovey
Festivals played: 
   Great Connecticut Traditional Jazz Festival '06-10
   Hot Steamed
Jazz Festival '07-10
Web site: http://greatctjazz.org/Sugarfoot/

Recordings:

   First Anniversary Album (2007 CD)

   Second Anniversary Album (2008 CD)

Contact:
Art Hovey, Dir.

35 Housatonic Ave.

Milford, CT 06460

tel: (203)878-8822

e-mail: email director


SYNCOPATING SEA-MONKEYS
West Sacramento, CA
Est. 1997

Instrumentation: 9 pieces
Age range: 14 to 18
School affiliation: River City High School
Style/repertoire: "New Orleans style traditional jazz"
Director: Felicia Weatherly
Festivals played: 
   Sacramento Music Festival '98-10, '12, '14-15

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '06-15

Contact:
Felicia Weatherly, Dir.
1567 Highland Dr.
West Sacramento, CA 95691
tel: (916)492-0222
e-mail: email director

 

TAKE 2
Elk Grove, CA

Est. 2008

Instrumentation: 7 pieces

Age range: 14-18

School affiliation: Elk Grove High School
Director: Nancy Kreis
Festivals played: 

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '09-13

   Mother Lode Hot Jazz Party '09

   Fresno Mardi Gras '10-11

   Sacramento Music Festival '10, '12

   Dixieland Monterey '10

Contact:
Nancy Kreis, Dir.
P.O. Box 40
Wallace, CA 95254
tel: (209)763-5382

e-mail: email director

 

TEN 'TILL MIDNIGHT
Festivals played:

    Sacramento Music Festival '14


T.H.A.T.
Sacramento, CA

Est. 2015

Age range: High school
School affiliation: Rio Americano High School

Director: Josh Murray
Festivals played: 
   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

Contact:
Josh Murray, Dir.
5341 Shelato Way

Carmichael, CA 95608-6152

tel: (916)944-0780

e-mail: email director

 

TRAD REPUTATION

Sacramento, CA

Est. 2014

Age range: High school

Festivals played:

   Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival '15

   Sacramento Music Festival '15

 

UCD CLAIM JUMPERS
Denver, CO
Est. 1987

Instrumentation: 8 pieces
Age range: 17 and up
School affiliation: University of Colorado-Denver
Jazz society affiliation: Denver Jazz Club
Style/repertoire: "1920s and more"
Director: Bill Clark
Festivals played:
   Central City Jazz Festival '87-90, '01 
   Sacramento Jazz Jubilee (CA) '88-96, '98-02, '04-5
   San Juan Island Classic Jazz Festival (WA) '93-'97
   Sleeping Giant Swing 'n Jazz Jubilee (MT) '00
   Cedar Basin Jazz Festival (IA) '05, '10

   Summit Jazz '09
   --also toured Germany and Russia
Recordings:
   Where's the Fire (1989 cass)
   The Best of the UCD Claim Jumpers (1990 cass)
   Sing the Fish (1995 cass)
   Don't Panic (2002 CD)
Winners of Downbeat Magazine Outstanding Performance award 

Contact:
Bill Clark, Dir.
Campus Box 162
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
tel: (303)232-8350


UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS DIXIELAND BAND
Conway, AR

Age range: College

School affiliation: University of Central Arkansas
Director: Jackie Lamar

Contact:
Jackie Lamar, Dir.
University of Central Arkansas
Dept. of Music
201 Donaghey
Conway, AR 72034
tel: (501)450-5763
e-mail: e-mail director


URI TRADITIONAL JAZZ BAND
Kingston, RI

Age range: College

School affiliation: University of Rhode Island
Director: Gary Buttery

Contact:
Gary Buttery, Dir.
University of Rhode Island

School of Music
Kingston, RI 02881
tel: (401)874-2431
e-mail: e-mail director


WALKING BASS

Novato, CA

Est. 2007

Age range: High school

School affiliation: San Marin High School

Jazz society affiliation: T.R.A.D.J.A.S.S. Club

Director: Emily Gates, Ray Walker

Festivals played:

  Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival (CA) '10

 

WOOD RIVER HIGH SCHOOL DIXIE BAND
Hailey, ID

Age range: High school

School affiliation: Wood River High School
Director: Tony Randall

Festivals played:

   Sun Valley Jazz Festival

Web site: http://woodriverhs.blaineschools.org/pages/Wood_River_High_School/Classes/401_FA113_101

Contact:
Tony Randall, Dir.
Wood River High School

1250 Fox Acres Rd.

Hailey, ID 83333
tel: (208)578-5020
e-mail: e-mail director




     
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