North High Spring Jazz Concert includes Generations Big Band
On Monday, May 19, North High School hosted a very special concert of Jazz Band music.The first part of the concert featured the Urban Middle School Jazz Band, Horace Mann Middle School Jazz Band, and North High’s Wednesday Morning Jazz Band. These groups performed a wide variety of music styles including swing, funk, and rock. Trumpet player Jeff Schieble performed a beautiful ballad as guest soloist with the North High jazz ensemble.
The second part of the concert featured Sheboygan’s very own community jazz group, Generations Big Band, led by Jeff Schieble. This group truly is multi-generational with members of all ages - from high school students to retired professionals. Also in the group are area band directors from Cedar Grove, Sheboygan Falls, North High, and UW Sheboygan. The “big band” performed everything from a beautiful ballad to contemporary jazz.
This was North High Band Director Jeff Parks' final concert. He is retiring at the end of the school year after 18 years working in the Sheboygan Area School District.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
May 16, 2014