Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Vocal Jazz Information

Illinois Music Education Association District 2
Junior Jazz Festival Information
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Mendota High School, Mendota, IL

Junior Vocal Jazz Ensemble Information

Guest Conductor:  Ryan Rimington


1. Centerpiece - Edison/Hendricks, arr. by Emerson - SAB w/rhythm section

Recording: https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOADeLGyY4Q

2. Bim-Bom - Gilberto, arr. Shaw - SAB w/rhythm section  (We did this 3 years ago!)

3. We've Got a World That Swings - Brown/Mattis, arr.Marsh - SAB w/rhythm section

(This tune will need to be purchased directly from Kerry Marsh at: kerrymarshvocaljazz.myshopify.com/  FYI, Kerry Marsh is directing the Honors Jazz Ensemble at the All-State Conference this year! ) 


This group is selected through nominations made in the RNS system.  Friday, September 8, 2017 is the deadline for nominating students for this ensemble.

The selected group will be between 32 and 45 students.  They will rehearse the music on the day of the festival and present their program on the Junior Jazz and Elementary Concert.  It is the responsibility of each school to purchase the music for the festival.

Questions - Jr. Vocal Jazz Representative: 

Bob Eckert – Henry-Senachwine Junior and Senior High Schools – d2jrvocaljazz@ilmea.org



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