After Hours Jazz Band

About the director

The After Hours Jazz Band is a big band comprised of musicians ages 25+.  The band consists of up to 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 bass trombone, drums, acoustic upright bass, guitar, piano, and solo vocalist.  For the advanced high school or post secondary school musician.  This polished group performs advanced music, much of which is at a professional level.  IAfter Hours is a band for adults who enjoy playing big band music.  All are welcome.  Must be able to read music notation.

Rehearses Monday 7:00-9:30 p.m.

Director: Mike Malone

A trumpet player and composer/arrange, Mike has been present in the Canadian Jazz music scene since the early 1970s, and has taught in Mohawk College’s Music program since the 1980s. In addition to his work at Mohawk College, Mike is a clinician for Yamaha Music Canada and conducts improvisation workshops at York University in Toronto. He has also written for and performed with Nimmons ‘N’ 9 plus 6, The Ted Moses Quintet, Dave McMurdo Jazz Orchestra, Ranee Lee, Ted’s Warren Commission, The Alex Dean Quintet, The Brass Connection II, and The Kieran Overs Nonet.