The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra is dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich legacy of the classic big band. In addition to performing music from the standard repertoire and premiering new works, the orchestra also conducts education activities at Bohemian Caverns and in the community.

The entire ensemble or representatives from each section (reeds, brass, rhythm) connect with students of all ages and abilities to share knowledge and appreciation of the large ensemble tradition in jazz music.

Masterclasses and clinics include in-depth discussions and demonstration of key topics including:

ensemble playing
section playing
lead playing
phrasing
rhythmic interpretation
style study
improvisation
arranging/composition
reed doubling
brass effects
rhythm section parts-written vs. improvised
communication

Please contact Brad Linde (bradlinde@gmail.com) to schedule a masterclass/performance with the Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra.