The PMI Jazz Ensemble is open to students who play saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and rhythm section (piano/keyboard, electric or acoustic guitar, electric or acoustic bass, drum set, percussion) instruments.

No prior jazz or improvisational experience is necessary to participate.

Jazz Ensemble takes place at the end of each PMI day; the last 60-90 minutes depending on the daily schedule. Students who participate in Jazz Ensemble are excused from their sections’ optional class lessons in order to attend Jazz Ensemble rehearsal.

This year, the Jazz Ensemble will include the HYS Combo, a new program for 2018-2019. Learn more about The Combo.


The PMI Jazz Band rehearsing “Hayburner,” a classic Sammy Nestico chart.

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