Jazz Band

The Jazz Band is open by audition to Wheaton brass and woodwind players, guitarists, bass players, keyboardists, percussionists, drummers, and vocalists. Other instruments may be incorporated with permission of the instructor.

Repertoire covers a wide range of styles, including swing, bebop, progressive, Latin and fusion jazz. The ensemble rehearses weekly, presenting several performances each year.

Listen to Jazz Band


Sky Dive – Freddie Hubbard

Dat Dere – Art Balkey and The Jazz Messengers

So What – Miles Davis

Join Jazz Band


Jazz Band rehearses Fridays, from 12:30-2:30 pm in Watson Fine Arts, Room 222.


Contact us for information on joining the group.

Academic Credit

Students may elect to receive academic credit for participation in any large department ensemble. Ensembles award 2 credits for two semesters of participation. Students may register on WINDOW during official registration periods. All ensembles are listed under “Music Performance.” Registration in the second semester of the course is not automatic. Students should register for each semester of participation.