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Jazz Lab

The FDSH Jazz Lab holds auditions in the fall and members must be enrolled in band all 3 trimesters. The band is mainly comprised of upperclassmen. The instrumentation of the band is saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, drum set, guitar and sometimes flute. The Jazz Lab lets students demonstrate their creativity and personality through jazz music and improvisations. In the past, the band performs at community events, NICBA District Jazz Festival, IHSMA State Jazz Contest, Iowa Lakes Jazz Festival, NIACC Jazz Festival, Charles City Jazz Festival, Woodward-Granger Jazz Festival, the Iowa Jazz Championships and the annual “Perspectives in Jazz Concert.” The Jazz Lab earned its 10th consecutive Division I Rating at the 2013 IHSMA Jazz Festival.


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