Centerville Jazz Band

The Centerville Jazz Band (Marching Band) has been one of the outstanding bands in the country for the last 30 years. The band is a 20-time Bands of America Regional Champion, 19-time Grand National Finalist, and was the 1992 Grand National Champion.  The Band was also the 2008 and 2013 Mid States Band Association Open Class Champion.

The CJB is one of the school’s largest co-curricular activities. This award winning band performs at parades, football games, community events, and band competitions and represents Centerville High School throughout the area, state and Midwest.  The CJB will represent the state of Ohio in the 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

 2019 SEASON





Musical Selections

“Second Rhapsody” -George Gershwin

“Bohemian Rhapsody”                   -Queen

“Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini”                            -Sergei Rachmaninoff

“Hungarian Rhapsody”       -Franz Liszt

“Rhapsody in Blue”  -George Gershwin

 Centerville Jazz Band 2019 Tour

July 4         Americana Parade – Centerville, OH

Aug. 2        Parent Preview Show – Centerville, OH

Aug. 31      Northmont Premiere – Clayton, OH

Sept. 14     Lawrence Central Invitational – Indianapolis, IN

Sept. 28     Centerville Jazz Band Community Night – Centerville, OH

Oct. 5         BOA Muncie Regional – Muncie, IN

Oct. 19       Centerville Invitational – Centerville, OH

Oct. 25-26 BOA Indianapolis Super Regional – Indianapolis, IN

Oct. 27       Centerville Invitational – Centerville, OH

Nov. 9        MSBA Championships – Mason, OH

Nov. 14-16  BOA Grand National Championships – Indianapolis, IN 

The CJB has a long, proud history of excellence.  Click on the Classic CJB Logo for more…

Old Jazz Logo

CLICK HERE to view some our our shows from the past!

What’s Happening Next?


Nov. 25 – Jazz Ensemble Auditions

Nov. 27-29 – NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Break)

Dec. 3 – Poinsettia Pick-Up, 5:00-8:00 East Commons

Dec. 5 – General Booster Meeting, 7:00 (Winter Fees Due/Board Elections)

Dec. 11 – Winter Concert, 7:30 PAC (Concert/Symphonic Bands)

Dec. 12 – Jazz 1 @ Rotary Holiday Party, 4:00 Yankee Trace

Dec. 13 – BBPB (Both) Boys vs. Wayne

Dec. 14 – BBPB (Black) Hockey vs. Trinity

Dec. 15 – Elementary Winter Guard Info Meeting, 6:00 CHS Band Room

Dec. 16 – Holiday Concert (Wind Symphony), 7:30 PAC

Dec. 17 – BBPB (Gold) Boys vs. Fairmont

Dec. 18 – Elementary Winter Guard “Try-It Night” 6:00-7:00 CHS Band Room

Dec. 20 – End of 2nd Quarter

Dec. 21-Jan.5 – NO SCHOOL (Winter Break)





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