On Friday, May 23 & Saturday, May 24, the D.T.H.S. Music Department presented "JAZZ SHOW 2008", XL, The Fortieth ShowJust in case you don't know what Jazz Show is all about, it is about comedy/variety show with music provided by the D.T.H.S. Jazz Band. All of the comedy  skits in the show are written or adapted by the members of the Music Department and director Mr. Richard Benzik.  Everyone associated with the show is a member of the Dwight Band or Marching Band Guard. 
     The Dwight Junior High Jazz Band makes a special guests appearances and plays two Jazz tunes lead by Miss Stephanie Lyon.  This year, they  performed 
"Soul Man" and "Sweet Georgia Brown" featuring Amber on Alto Sax.  Songs performed by the D.T.H.S. Jazz Band were as follows:  "Something Happened On The Way To Heaven" with a Tenor Sax solo by Lauren, "The Impression That I Get" featuring Matt on Guitar, "Rockit" featuring Ben on Keyboards and Ian, Mike and Jon-Paul on Percussion "What Is Hip?" with solos by Karly on Alto Sax, Jessica on Trumpet and Ben on Keyboards,  a Special arrangement by Ben of the Killers "When You Were Young" with Ben on the Vocals, "Alright, Okay, You Win" featuring Mrs. Mary Pfeifer on vocals, "Hobo Flats" which featured Carrie on Trumpet, Karly & Chaney on Alto Sax and Ben on Harmonica in the opening Quartette, plus solos by Ben on Organ and Mr. Richard Benzik on Tuba ,as well as Alumni and  of course, a band favorite, "Stairway To Heaven" featuring Matt on Guitar.
     The entire show is put together in 4 intense, short rehearsal days (Monday-Thursday) with opening night on Friday. The Jazz Show is always performed on the last day for seniors and is the highlight of the year for those who attend and take part in it.  On the following pages there are pictures taken from the 2008 Jazz Show for you to enjoy.

JAZZ SHOW PICTURES and STUFF

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Check Out The Previous Jazz Shows

JAZZ SHOW 2002 JAZZ SHOW 2003 JAZZ SHOW 2004 JAZZ SHOW 2005 JAZZ SHOW 2006 JAZZ SHOW 2007