The stage of the Piazza IV Novembre traditionally hosts big bands from all-grade schools, from university colleges to high schools. They mostly come from the States, but this year, there is a band from the United Kingdom and one from the Czech Republic.
This is a crucial section of music in the squares because these orchestras play good music in a dimension of cultured amateurism and tomorrow’s professional jazzmen grow among those sections.
The Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra is an all star Big Band comprised of the best high school and college jazz musicians in the Philadelphia and new jersey region. In addition to performances both in the United States and Europe, PJO offers educational jazz camps from Middle School and High School students!