Jazz Legacy Band

Jazz Legacy Band
Traditional ensemble specializing in early jazz. Band occasionally tours off campus.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining MUSIC 335R
Course Outcomes


Students will perform traditional jazz, improvising within the traditional jazz tutti texture. Each student will demonstrate the roll of his or her instrument within the context of traditional jazz.


Each student will improvise solos in the style of the early jazz masters who play his or her instrument.

Performance Routines

Students will play typical introductions, endings, solo backgrounds, texture routines characteristic of traditional jazz styles

25 Standard "Dixieland" tunes

Students will demonstrate the ability to play 25 "Dixieland Standards." These are among the most commonly performed tunes that are played by professional "Dixieland" bands at casual performance engagements (gigs).

Standard tunes:

  1. Avalon
  2. Basin Street Blues
  3. Big Butter and Egg Man
  4. Black and Blue
  5. Bourbon Street Parade
  6. Do You Know What it Means
  7. High Society
  8. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  9. I Found A New Baby
  10. Indiana (Back Home Again in)
  11. Ja Da
  12. Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  13. Muskrat Ramble
  14. Royal Garden Blues
  15. St. James Infirmary
  16. St. Louis Blues
  17. Struttin' With Some Barbecue
  18. Sweet Georgia Brown
  19. That's A Plenty
  20. Tin Roof Blues
  21. Twelfth Street Rag
  22. Up a Lazy River
  23. When the Saints Go Marching In
  24. When You're Smiling
  25. Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey