Utah Bands

Crescent Super Band (Modern Big Band/American Songbook)

The Crescent Super Band is the flagship band of the Soundhouse, covering a broad range of styles and considered to be the one of top young ensembles in the world. Visit their full website here.

Season: September – August
Band Fee: $140 per month
Tour: Europe (approx $2000)
Rehearsals: Friday, 3:30-6:00pm
Age: Students grades 10-12

Instrumentation: Vocals, Saxes, Trombones, Trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Piano, and Drums

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Time Check Jazz Orchestra (Big Band Jazz)

Time Check plays the finest in modern instrumental big band repertoire from today’s leading composers, including many charts commissioned by the Soundhouse.

Season: September – May
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Dallas (approx $1300)
Rehearsals: Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Saxes, Trombones, Trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Piano, and Drums

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Voodoo Orchestra (Jump Swing)

The Voodoo Orchestra revisits the high-energy jump swing and Rat Pack swagger of the ‘30s and ‘40s. DownBeat Magazine has recognized them on several occasions as the top young Rock/Blues Band in the country.

Season: September – May
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: None
Rehearsals: Tuesday, 3:30-5:30pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Vocals, Saxes, Trombones, Trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Piano, and Drums

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La Onda Caribeña (Latin Jazz & Salsa)

DownBeat Award-winners for “Best Latin Group” nationally. The band plays a wide range of Latin styles including salsa and Latin jazz.

Season: September – May
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Puerto Vallarta (approx $2200)
Rehearsals: Thursday, 3:30-5:30pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Vocals, Saxes, Trombones, Trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Piano, and Percussion

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Soul Research Foundation (Motown Soul)

In the tradition of Motown and the classic soul bands of the 70’s, the Soul Research Foundation brings the funk and groove that audiences crave.

Season: September – August
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Memphis (approx $1600)
Rehearsals: Thursday, 5:30-7:00pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Vocals, Saxes, Trumpet, Trombones, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass, and Drums

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Vicious Beat (Pop & R&B)

Vicious Beat plays the latest chart-topping hits from the likes of Bruno Mars, Adele, and Beyoncé, Vicious Beat gives musicians the chance to experience current trends in performance and production.

Season: September – August
Band Fee: $140 per month
Tour: Memphis (approx $1600)
Rehearsals: Monday, 3:30-5:30pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Vocals, Saxes, Trumpet, Trombones, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass, and Drums

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The Inevitables (Swing & Alternative)

Fusing an eclectic mix of alternative, gypsy jazz, klezmer, swing, zydeco, Delta blues, and pop, this DownBeat Award-winning band is one of the most popular offerings at the Soundhouse.

Season: September – August
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Telluride, CO (approx. $700)
Rehearsals: Tuesday, 7:30-9:00pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Vocals, Sax, Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Banjo, Ukulele, and Fiddle

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Hooligans Brass Band (New Orleans Brass Band)

The Hooligans Brass Band brings the street music of New Orleans directly to Utah, combining elements of funk, hip-hop, and jazz.

Season: September – August
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Telluride, Co (approx. $700)
Rehearsals: Thursday, 3:30-5:00pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Vocals, Saxes, Trombone, Trumpet, Sousaphone, Drums, and Percussion

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Little Big Band (Big Band Jazz)

The Little Big Band is Utah’s only band strictly dedicated to preserving America’s rich swing tradition and perhaps the finest in the world for their young age.  DownBeat Magazine has named them the top young big band in the country on multiple occasions.

Season: September-August
Band Fee: $140 per month
Tour: San Diego (approx. $825)
Rehearsals: Wednesday, 4-6pm
Age: Students grades 7-9
Instrumentation: Saxes, Trombones, Trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, and Vocals

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New Bop Big Band (Big Band Jazz)

Comprised of Utah’s youngest jazz cats, New Bop Big Band focuses on the fundamentals of swing, jazz articulation, and the challenges of jazz improvisation.

Season: September-August
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: St. George (approx. $550)
Rehearsals: Monday, 5:30-7:00pm
Age: Students grades 7-9
Instrumentation: Saxes, Trombones, Trumpets, Bass, Guitar, Piano, and Drums

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Oo La La (Vocal Jazz)

Oo La La puts a postmodern spin on popular music in a way that both surprises and delights.

Season: September-May 
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Puerto Vallarta (approx. $2200)
Rehearsals: Wednesday, 3:30-5:00pm
Age: Students grades 9-12
Instrumentation: Bass, Guitar, Piano/Keyboards, Drums, and Vocals

 


Siren Sounds (Vocal Jazz)

This elite ensemble of all female singers and rhythm section focuses on the music of the ‘40s and ‘50s.

Season: September-August
Band Fee: $110 per month
Tour: St. George (approx. $550)
Rehearsals: Wednesday, 5:00-6:30pm
Age: Students grades 6-9
Instrumentation: Bass, Guitar, Piano/Keyboards, Drums, and Vocals

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Kingston Winter (Reggae)

The grooves of Jamaica resonate in Utah when Kingston Winter takes the stage playing the music of Marley, the Wailers, and more!

Season: September-August
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Puerto Vallarta (approx $2200)
Rehearsals: Tuesday, 3:30-5:00pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Saxes, Trombone, Trumpet, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, and Vocals

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Lo-Fi Riot (Ska)

Lo-Fi Riot is bringing the infectious ska grooves back in a big way and aiming to once again make Utah the “Ska Capital of the World”.

Season: September-August
Band Fee: $127 per month
Tour: Memphis (approx $1600)
Rehearsals: Monday, 3:30-5:00pm
Age: Students grades 10-12
Instrumentation: Saxes, Trombone, Trumpet, Bass, Guitar, Piano, Drums, and Vocals

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Jukebox Antihero (Classic Rock)

From Aerosmith to Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd to Van Halen, Jukebox Antihero covers the hits that have become the defining repertoire of classic rock.

Season: September-August
Band Fee: $140 per month
Tour: San Diego (approx. $825)
Rehearsals: Monday, 5:00-6:30pm
Age: Students grades 7-9
Instrumentation: Bass, Guitar, Piano/Keyboards, Drums, and Vocals