Jazz Band is for students interested in a detailed study of American jazz music.
Jazz band performs a wide range of jazz and jazz rock music . There is much emphasis is placed on improvisation and the skills of jazz harmony and rhythm. This ensemble has a proud partnership with the renown SFJAZZ where a jazz professional comes to the Burton and runs rehearsal every Monday during class and Wednesday after early release. Although a new addition to the Burton Band Program, this ensemble participates in various concerts and festivals throughout the year.