The John Adams Bands hosted the annual jazz concert and fundraiser event, Big Band Bash, on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 6:00PM-10:00PM.
Participating ensembles included Jazz Band 1 and Jazz Band 2 from LaSalle Intermediate Academy, the Jazz Band from Jefferson Intermediate Center, and Adams performing groups (Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and student organized and led Jazz Combo).
John Adams Bands has hosted Big Band Bash since its inception in the mid-1990s. Originally a dance for John Adams students and alumni, it has developed into one of the largest fundraising events for the band program. One jazz band cultivated into two and jazz ensembles from surrounding schools in the corporation began performing.