Red Deer Royals | Jazz Explosion
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Red Deer’s adult community concert bands are active September through to May and there’s something for everyone! Study after study has pointed to the personal benefits of active involvement in one of the fine and performing arts. Make it a personal goal to further round out your life by joining one of the community bands in Red Deer! Community band is about making great music in a relaxed, non-threatening and fun atmosphere.

Mission & General Information:
Jazz Explosion is Red Deer’s Big Band, playing toe-tappin’, soul moving, and love inducing big band music. This band is for those musicians with three or more years of experience who are interested in performing swing, jazz-rock, funk, and Latin style jazz. This group consists of trombones, saxophones, trumpets, piano, drum set, electric bass, and guitar. or like us on Facebook @JazzExplosion

Steve Sherman (403) 314-9094
Please note Tim’s email address has recently changed:

Tim Brehaut is an active musician and educator based in Red Deer, Alberta. In addition to directing Jazz Explosion, he is also the band director at École Notre Dame High School and a frequent low brass clinician in Central Alberta. Over the last two decades, Tim’s concert and jazz bands have won awards at the regional, provincial, and national levels. Tim holds a Bachelor of Music degree, a Bachelor of Education (Music) degree, has completed Level II of the Canadian Wind Conductors Development Program, and is a member of the international bandmaster’s fraternity Phi Beta Mu. He continues to be actively involved in many different aspects of community music in Red Deer as performer, clinician, and conductor.

For more information on any of these groups, please call
Michael Mann, Director of Bands
403-346-3911 (evenings/weekends) or e-mail

Time and Place:
Meets weekly, Wednesday nights from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Notre Dame High School.

All out for Band – and bring a friend! New members are always welcome!

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