Welcome to Garfield Jazz!

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The Garfield Jazz program is led by Clarence Acox, who has been nurturing young musicians for the past 44 years at Garfield High School. Garfield Jazz is part of the dynamic fine arts department at Garfield High School, a diverse public school in Seattle, Washington. The program consists of three instrumental big bands and one vocal jazz group, all supported by the Garfield Jazz Foundation.

Announcements

GHS 2017-2018 Dues

An annual fee is assessed for your student’s participation in a jazz ensemble at Garfield. These fees cover roughly 50% of the actual cost of each student’s participation in the program, the remainder being covered […]

2017-2018 Performance Schedule

2017-18 Garfield Jazz Bands Performance Schedule
(*Denotes not opened to the public)

Sat. Oct. 14th
Band I
Time: 2:30pm
Event: Woodmen Hall – Lopez Island, WA.

Tue. Oct. 24th
Band I
Time: 7:30pm
Event: Earshot Jazz Festival @ SAM Auditorium

Thur. Nov. 16th
Band I
Time: 7:30pm
Event: […]

Jazz Band 4 Student Assignments 2017-18

The students listed below have been selected to participate in Jazz Ensemble IV. They should report Thursday September 28th to Rm #217 for rehearsal. Practices will last one hour. In addition, All wind players who […]

Jazz Band 3 Student Assignments 2017-18

The students listed below have been selected to participate in Jazz Ensemble III, under the direction of Jacob Zimmerman. They should report Tuesday September 26th and Wednesday September 27th 3:50 in Rm #217 for rehearsal. […]

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