Registration is Open        Summer Session 1: June 17-July 21 • Summer Session 2: July 22-August 25

Big Band Blue,
Erik Hanson,
Wednesday, 7:00-9:00pm

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Seats in this ensemble are filled by audition only. Contact for information about auditioning.


Jazz Night School’s top-level big band for advanced learners and pros.

Led by Erik Hanson, JNS Executive Director, Big Band Blue was launched by Pacific Northwest jazz band-directing icon Hal Sherman in 2013 as his final big band mentorship. 

Big Band Blue performs regularly and plays outstanding music from jazz greats plus new works by local composers/arrangers. Stay connected on our band’s Facebook page.


Intention to enroll in consecutive multiple sessions (unless other arrangements are discussed). Punctual attendance and preparation are required. 

Seats are limited and filled by audition.