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Our Bands

Intermediate Band   6:00 - 7:10 pm

This group uses the Standards of Excellence Book III "I Recommend" book. If you already play an instrument, but need some time to "get your chops back", this is the group for you. While in this group you are also eligible to participate in the Concert Band. The conductor is Richard Mongrain.  Join any time.

Jazz Band   6:00 - 7:10 pm

Allows continuing learners to improve their playing and music-reading skills.  The Jazz Band is an ensemble that focuses on jazz rhythms, improv skills and learning basic jazz-related pieces and styles including blues, big-band, Latin jazz, and reggae.  Mike Lucas conducts the Jazz-Blues Band.  Join any time.

Concert Band   7:15 - 8:30 pm
The principal ensemble of the MHCB, always improving musical skills while performing high-quality music under  professional musician and conductor Mike Lucas. The group plays symphonic music, marches, show tunes, pop tunes and jazz pieces. Join any time, but best well before a concert.
Jazz Combo   7:15 - 8:30 pm

Primarily plays jazz standards with an emphasis on developing small group improvisational skills.  Richard Mongrain conducts this band.  Join after consulting with the conductor..

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We encourage families to join, with parents and children learning and playing together.

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About The Band

The Denver Junior Police Band (dba Mile High Community Band) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, military status, political service, affiliation, or disability.

MHCB, photo by Tera Seville