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Jazz Club livens up the band room

Jazz Club livens up the band room

Nyah Dompier-Norrbom, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Jazz Club is a community of musicians who meet almost every day at lunch to practice what they love: jazz music. The club is well known in the band room but does not get any other exposure as it was not at this years' club fair. Most of the people at Jazz Club heard about it from other people...

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

The awards case lining F-wing and the three-foot trophies in the band room are visual evidence of something Carlmont staff and students know -- our instrumental music program is exceptional. The instrumental music students work every day in class for several performances throughout the year. The m...

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Where else can you find a trombone-flute duet, two snazzy jazz combos, student-arranged music, and a cello quintet featuring an electric cello? Carlmont Instrumental Music's annual Chamber Music Night boasted all of these and more on Feb. 26 in a concert of soloists and small groups performing everyt...

Carlmont gets jazzy at CSM

Carlmont gets jazzy at CSM

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

“I’m nervous and excited about my first performance with the jazz band, but I think it will be a really cool experience to play at the festival,” said freshman Jayla Chee. Nov. 20 is the annual Jazz Festival at College of San Mateo, and Carlmont Jazz Ensemble’s first performance of the yea...

Jazz cultivates a tightly knit band

Jazz cultivates a tightly knit band

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Jazz itself is a fluid, improvised entity more open to creativity and interpretation than any other form of music. Its distinct character is reflected in the unique nature of the Carlmont Jazz Ensemble. "One of the things that makes jazz band unique from other classes is that everyone is in the class...

DaBaldo returns for Jazz Night

DaBaldo returns for Jazz Night

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

May 18, 2014


Filed under A&E

On Friday, May 16, Carlmont's semi-annual Jazz Night marked the return of director John DaBaldo (JD) to "JD and the Carlmont Jazz" after a three-month absence. DaBaldo said, "I'm thrilled to be back. I missed Carlmont, and I particularly missed my students." He returned with only three rehearsals...

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