Jazz Band (6th - 8th grade)

Jazz Band is a performing ensemble where students will learn the fundamentals of jazz performance. A minimum of one year experience on your instrument is expected, but not required. Any student who has less than one year experience will be asked to audition with the instructor before being allowed to be in the class. All instruments are welcome, including Violins and other string instruments, Guitar, Electric Bass, Drum Set and Piano. No previous experience in playing Jazz or being in a school music program is required.

The group will have performances over the course of the year that will take place outside of our regular class time. Attendance at these performances is expected. Concert Dates listed below:

Concert Dates: May 21 and May 28 (other dates may be added)

Day/Time: Mondays, 3:00 – 4:30pm

Class Dates: January 28 – May 20

No Class: Feb. 18, Apr. 1

Number of Classes: 15

Location: Band Room & Room 5, La Entrada

Class Size: 10 – 40 students

Class Fee: $210

Instructor: Anthony Lanzino Tel: 650 854 3962 x110 Email: tlanzino@llesd.org

Students should call or email the instructor with attendance issues – 24 hour notice expected.

Las Lomitas League Contact: Jenn Hipple at jenn@hipple.net

Tony Lanzino is a graduate of San Jose State University where he studied Trombone Performance with Robert Szabo. Mr. Lanzino has been a music educator for 18 years and joined the La Entrada music department in 2016 where he runs the instrumental music program for the 4th through 8th grades. He has been teaching music in the school setting since 2006. He is currently working with the 18 time DCI world champion Concord Blue Devils A Corps.