James Caldwell High School Jazz BandThe James Caldwell High School Jazz Band practices once a week and is an extra-curricular ensemble. The band performs concerts at the Music Marathon, the Jazz Spectacular, the Art and Technology show, and other venues. The JCHS Jazz Band has performed as part of the JCHS Music Trip in places including Boston, Toronto, Montreal, Washington DC, and Universal Studios in Florida. The band has also performed in West Point, New York, as part of a high school festival-workshop sponsored by the West Point Jazz Knights Jazz Ensemble.
Click hereto listen to the JCHS Jazz Band play Cant. Island!
The Jazz Spectacular is a concert that includes all the Jazz Bands in the Caldwell/West Caldwell Public Schools and also often includes guest artists. The concert is held in the JCHS Cafeteria which is converted into a "coffeehouse" complete with food and ambient lighting.