BHS Jazz Ensemble

The 2017-2018 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.

Upon Reflection

by Walt Weiskopf & Performed by the Bernards High School Jazz Ensemble

It's Solace I'm Seeking

by Walt Weiskopf & Performed by the Bernards High School Jazz Ensemble

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


2017 Spring Concert Performance 5-25-17

Ya Gotta Try by Sammy Nestico