All that Jazz!
Sun Prairie Jazz is in full swing! Check here for news and events regarding our many jazz bands, grades 6-12
2013 Jazz I Essentially Ellington Competition
Congratulations to Jazz I for being selected to compete at the 2013 Essentially Ellington Competition May 10 - 12 in New York!!! Want more information on upcoming events, raffles, pictures? Check out the links below.
- Raffle tickets can be purchased from any of the Jazz I students, Jazz Chairs or at upcoming events. Raffle tickets are just $5 each or 5 for $20. Here is a partial list of some of the fantastic prizes:
· $500 Cash
· Herman Miller Office Chair (~$500 value)
· 2 – 1 night stays at Chula Vista in Wisconsin Dells (~$250 value each)
· $100 gift certificate to Kaminski Brothers Chop House at Chula Vista
· iPad Mini (~$300 value)
· 2 Regular season Packer tickets (~$300 value)
· Mitchell acoustic guitar (~$200 value)
· Plano sunglasses from Baldwin EyeCare (~$150 value)
· 1 night stay at the Holiday Inn at American Center (~$129 value)
· Sonicare Tooth Brush (~$100 value)
· Beats Ear Buds (~$100 value)
· Ward Brodt Gift Card (~$70 value)
· Hand blown glass pen (~$50 value)
· 4 Papa Murphy’s pizzas (~$50 value)
· 3 - $10 Gift Cards to Eddies Ale House in Sun Prairie
· $25 Walmart Gift Card
· 4 - $25 UPS Store Gift Certificates
· $25 Klinke Cleaner Gift Card
· 3 - $10 Gift Cards to Beans n Cream
· 1 Specialty pizza from Salvatores Tomato Pie
- Jazz I will be performing at many events leading up to departing for New York. You can help Jazz I raise money by attending these events. Raffle tickets will also be sold at many of the events.
- April 9, 7:30 PM - Jazz concert at Sun Prairie High School PAC featuring the SPHS Jazz I, II, III, bands and the Jazz Combo
- April 12, 3:30 - 10 PM - Launchpad at Sun Prairie High School PAC. Note: Jazz I does not play but concessions will be sold to raise money
- April 15, 7 PM - Band-O-Rama at Sun Prairie High School Field House. All Sun Prairie middle school and high school bands play. Raffle tickets available at event
- April 20, 7 PM - Combo Jazz concert with Sun Prairie Jazz I, Beloit Memorial and Lake Geneva Badger Jazz Bands at Sun Prairie High School PAC. All 3 bands are 2013 Midwest Essentially Ellington finalists!!! Raffle tickets available at event. This is a no cost event.
- April 21 - Jazz I will be playing at the Colonial Club Senior Prom.
- May 5, 7:30 PM - Final farewell concert for Jazz I featuring Kyle Ketelson at CHUMS. Raffle winners will be announced at the show!
- Want to help the band raise the $20,000 it needs to travel to New York? If you prefer to give a cash donation you several options:
- Send a check to our Jazz Chairs: Lisa Biegel - Jazz Chair, 6771 Moonlight Circle, Sun Prairie, WI 53590. Make check payable to SPASD with SPHS Jazz on the memo line. You will receive a confirmation letter and receipt so please make sure to include your name/address
- Use our convienent and safe PayPal option. Click on this link to be taken directly to PayPal
- Current Donation and Fundraising Tally - $10,450. Thanks to all who have helped get us closer to the goal!!!
- Check out some pictures and videos of Jazz I. More clips to be added......
2011 Jazz I Essentially Ellington Competition
Pictures, as available, will be posted at http://jazz.spbb.org/photos/Jazz2010-11/
Jazz I Pictures from New York will be posted here: http://jazz.spbb.org/photos/Jazz2010-11/
This CD includes Jazz I live and studio performances
All proceeds will benefit the Jazz I's Essentially Ellington Trip to NYC
ALSO AVAILABLE AT OUR UPCOMING CONCERTS
Jazz I receives the news they're going to New York! See the YouTube Video
For more information, please contact our Jazz Chairs at JazzChairs@spbb.org
2008 Jazz I Band Pictures from New York
Pictures were posted each night directly from New York. They are posted here on the SPBB web site, under sub-directories like "Ellington_1." Our main home page lists all the awards Sun Prairie won.