Hoover HS First Edition Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Sallie Vines White (Hoover, AL)


Formed through auditions, The Hoover First Edition Jazz Ensemble participates in local events, as well as competitions all over the country. This Jazz band has competed at such events as the Loyola Jazz Festival in New Orleans in 2015, the Jen Conference in Dallas in 2014, and The Midwest Clinic in Chicago in 2012.

The Hoover High School First Edition Jazz Ensemble has also been a finalist at Swing Central Jazz 2008-2011. Sallie Vines White, the band’s Director, is the past president of the International Association for Jazz Education for the state of Alabama. White has been teaching at Hoover High School since 1990, and is in charge of the Symphonic Band at the school as well.

Enjoy Hoover First Edition Jazz Ensemble playing Vehicle below:

Catch Hoover First Edition Jazz Band March 31st at Jazz on the River (Weather Permitting), and the Competition on April 1st at the Lucas Theatre!

Stay tuned for more Swing Central bands!