1:00-3:00 pm – White Salmon Jazz Band is a 17-piece big band that plays a mix of swing tunes, jazz and contemporary, with many of your old favorites and a few that are sure to become favorites. White Salmon Jazz is dedicated to the performance and promotion of jazz music.
Throughout the years since its inception, the band has always welcomed young people, including players from The Dalles, Hood River Valley, Trout Lake and Columbia High Schools. The band donates to local schools to help pay for instruments, sheet music, and other items to support the music departments. In 2007, they instituted the 1st annual White Salmon Jazz scholarship. Since then they have sent a total of 7 local students to jazz band camp.
This band is living proof that music can last a lifetime, and it is never too late to get out and play and have lots of fun doing it. “Like” their Facebook page to keep in touch.