Here's a guest post from veteran music educator Rich Victor. He offers some excellent food for thought as you try to determine the best choice of music for your jazz band's adjudication festival performances. His suggestions are educationally-sound and pragmatic, as you'd expect from a teacher with a track record like his.
"How do you select jazz ensemble repertoire for adjudication festival performances?" by Richard Victor
Selecting the right repertoire is, in my opinion, the most important job for the High School Jazz Band Director. Directors need to take the time to ...