BHS Jazz Ensemble
The Bernards High School Jazz Ensemble consists of 20 hard working and dedicated students committed to the study and performance of jazz. Students enrolled in the course receive an intensive, broad based curriculum covering the practice of improvisation, theory, notating and performing transcriptions, jazz history and performing and understanding the stylistic differences of jazz through the ages. The jazz ensemble performs many times throughout the year. Previous performance venues have included the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Salzburg, Austria, Prague, Czech Republic, Anaheim, California, Orlando Florida and Williamsburg, Virginia.
Sunday Waltz by Joey Alexander, transcription by Emily Kim
Video produced by Daniel Mayer
Performed by BHS Jazz Ensemble members
Piano: Emily Kim
Bass: Daniel Mayer
Drums: Thomas Reilly
BHS Jazz Ensemble “Ya Gotta Try” by Sammy Nestico
3 Sets for Jazz Ensemble written by Walt Weiskopf for the Bernards High School Jazz Ensemble through a grant from the Somerset Hills Education Foundation.