Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Jazz Ensemble
The B-CC Jazz Ensemble is an award-winning group that performs throughout the Bethesda and Chevy Chase communities. Recent performances have included the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival and the Montgomery County Jazz Festival. In April 2018, the jazz band performed at a National Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. The jazz band has also performed at music festivals in Chicago, New York, and Boston.
The jazz ensemble plays a wide variety of styles that range from swing, be-bop, Latin, funk, and ballads.The group is a typical big band with 5 saxes, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, and a full rhythm section. The performance at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club will also feature members of the B-CC Chamber
Singers as they join the jazz ensemble for a swing selection.
MCPS Faculty Big Band under the direction of Mike Kamuf
The MCPS Faculty Big Band is a group of music educators that teach in Montgomery County. All
musicians teach either elementary, middle, or high school instrumental music. The ensemble plays an
assortment of styles from many well-known composers and arrangers, including the director, Mike Kamuf.The group is excited to perform once again at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club as they join forces with the student's musicians from the B-CC HS Jazz Ensemble