Jazz Band

The Green Hope Jazz Band is an extra-curricular ensemble that is open to all Green Hope Band students. The jazz season usually runs December through May each year. The band uses a traditional big band instrumentation with saxophones, trumpets and trombones along with a rhythm section that consists of drum set, piano, and bass. LeRoy Barley, Jazz Band Director has been working with Green Hope Students for more than 10 years. 


The Jazz Band does two concerts at school in addition to community events. Musical styles studied include everything from swing, to bebop, and Latin jazz.