This group is geared to the less experienced jazz player interested in performing contemporary jazz music in the big band setting, but with some emphasis on improvisation. The Lab Band will perform at concerts during the school year. This is the second course in a series and the class is open to all students, high school and college, and members of the community. An audition at the beginning of each semester is required. Additional Jazz Lab Band Improvisation credits may be earned in future semesters by enrolling in the following course sequence (one course per semester): MUSIC 258 and 259.