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High School Jazz Bands

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Eric Cioe, Sep 9, 2003.


  1. Eric Cioe

    Eric Cioe

    Jun 4, 2001
    Missoula, MT
    What configuration does you big band and/or combo run?

    We have (big band)
    2 altos
    2 tenors
    1 bari
    4 bones (one of whom is playing a double bass model, with a bell about 3 feet across)
    5 trumpets (big section)
    1 guitar
    1 piano
    1 bass
    1 drumset

    Our combo band is...
    trumpet
    tenor sax
    bone
    piano
    bass
    drums

    What are you guys in? :)
     
  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    1 drum kit
    4 trumpets
    2 trombones
    1 tenor sax
    1 bass (yours truely)
    1 guitar (my guitarist in my band)
    1 alto sax
    1 piano
     
  3. I'll find out tomorrow.
     
  4. CamMcIntyre

    CamMcIntyre

    Jun 6, 2000
    USA
    We just have a jazz band [big band].
    5 Saxes-2 altos, 2 tenors, and a bari
    5 T-bones, including 1 bass trombone
    6 trumpets [a few too many]
    Bass
    Drums
    Guitar
    Piano
    Vibes/aux. percussion
    That's all
     
  5. 5 Saxes-2 altos, 2 tenors, and a bari
    4 T-bones, including 1 bass trombone
    5 trumpets
    Bass-oh yeah!
    trap set
    Guitar (if we get this kid to do it, hes awesome at guitar)
    keyboard
    aux. percussion
     
  6. Eric Cioe

    Eric Cioe

    Jun 4, 2001
    Missoula, MT
    I notice a few people here have vibes/perc in their groups. This is the first year we haven't done it in a long time.

    However, the girl playing piano in our combo is phenomenal at vibes- as in really good 4 mallet technique. So, we may have some vibes solos yet!