2022 Music for All National Festival

presented by Yamaha

Jazz Band of America

March 23-26, 2022 – Honor Ensemble Dates
Indianapolis, Indiana

Alan Baylock
2022 Conductor
Assistant Professor and Director of the One O’ Clock Lab Band, University of North Texas

Music for All’s tradition of outstanding national honor ensembles showcasing the finest high school musicians includes the Jazz Band of America. The Jazz Band of America is comprised of high school musicians, selected by recorded audition. The Jazz Band of America is recognized as one of the top honor ensembles for young musicians in the nation, with a prestigious legacy and reputation for the highest level of excellence. Many members of the Jazz Band of America are also selected for the GRAMMY® jazz bands. Past conductors and guest artists include Patti Austin, Shelly Berg, Wayne Bergeron, Ndugu Chancler, John Clayton, Lou Fischer, Wycliffe Gordon, Wynton Marsalis, Ron McCurdy, Allen Vizzutti and Phil Woods.

How to Apply

Members are selected from recorded audition and application. Applicants receive written evaluation on their audition recording.  The application fee is $45.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2021