Byron Center High School Jazz Orchestra
Directed by Marc Townley (Byron Center, MI)
The Byron Center Jazz Orchestra is part of a well-rounded jazz education program in Byron Center Public Schools, a West Michigan school district just south of Grand Rapids. The jazz program includes three high school jazz bands and one middle school jazz band. The Byron Center Jazz Orchestra has performed with some of the finest musicians in the world including Christian McBride, Marcus Printup, Wycliffe Gordon, Etienne Charles, Rodney Whitaker, Diego Rivera, Herlin Riley, Michael Deese, Russell Malone, and Aaron Diehl. Byron Center is fortunate to have wonderful parent, school, and community support. This is their fourth appearance at Swing Central Jazz.