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Community Jazz Band

directed by Dan Shaut

About the Community Jazz Band

The Bridge Arts Community Jazz Band consists of musicians looking to rehearse and perform great jazz ensemble music. Repertoire may include music by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Thad Jones, Tito Puente and more.

 

Musicians age range from 13-77ish and should have at least 4 years of musical experience. If you aren't sure if this ensemble is right for you please contact us to discuss.

 

The Bridge Arts Community Big Band is open to the following instruments:

saxophones (alto, tenor, baritone), trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, drumset, vibraphone, vocalist 

Please fill out the form below if you would like more information or are interested in participating. We encourage you to come check out a rehearsal.

Rehearsal

Tuesdays from 7-8:15 pm

Kingston, NY

for current members

Interested in joining us?

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Unlock the Magic of Hudson Valley Jazz with the Bridge Arts Community Jazz Band!

If you've ever dreamt of immersing yourself in the timeless melodies of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Thad Jones, Tito Puente, and more, then look no further! The Bridge Arts Community Jazz Band is your passport to a world of great jazz ensemble music right here in the heart of Hudson Valley, Upstate New York.

A Musical Journey for All Ages in Hudson Valley

One of the most special things about this ensemble is its incredible diversity. Our community of musicians spans a wide age range, from 13 to well, let's just say, age is just a number when it comes to the love of music. Whether you're a budding talent or a seasoned player, the Bridge Arts Community Jazz Band welcomes you with open arms, offering the perfect opportunity to learn jazz and master musical instruments.

A Minimum of 4 Years of Musical Experience

To make sure our rehearsals flow smoothly, we recommend that members have at least 4 years of musical experience under their belts. But remember, we're all about the music, and if you're unsure if this ensemble is the right fit for you, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We're more than happy to discuss and find the perfect musical home for you. 

Calling All Hudson Valley Jazz Virtuosos

Are you a saxophonist with the soul of a bebop artist, a trumpeter with the swagger of a big band leader, or a vocalist who can croon to the tunes of jazz legends right here in Hudson Valley? We welcome a variety of instruments into our musical family, including saxophones (alto, tenor, baritone), trumpet, trombone, guitar, piano, bass, drumset, and even the vibraphone. 

Your Hudson Valley Jazz Odyssey Begins Here

Ready to embark on this musical adventure in Hudson Valley? Simply fill out the form below to get more information or express your interest in participating. We encourage you to come check out a rehearsal, where the magic of jazz comes to life! 

Rehearsal Details:

When: Tuesdays

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Where: Kingston, NY

Let's make music history together, one jazz note at a time. Join the Bridge Arts Community Jazz Band in Hudson Valley, Upstate New York, and be part of something truly extraordinary!

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