Jazz Band


The Palm Springs Jazz Band provides a journey to the golden days of swing and Big Band in Palm Springs. This group performs at charity and community events, country clubs, private functions, conventions, trade shows, and dances. The band has performed twice at the NAMM trade show in Anaheim, North America’s largest music trade show featuring over 1500 music related vendors and performers. They have also performed for and with  Barry Manilow, Suzanne Somers, Monty Hall, Carol Channing, Max Weinberg and have opened for the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Stan Kenton Alumni Band, Ted Hermann Band, and many more  The group has also been seen on Entertainment Tonight, the BBC, CCTV, TMZ, and in 2011 were featured in an award winning documentary with trumpet virtuoso Chris Botti entitled “Sing, Sing, Sing!”. More than eighty percent of the band members are on the school honor role and one hundred percent of the group’s graduating seniors  qualify for colleges or university.


Palm Springs high School “PS Swings Jazz Band”

“I can’t believe it, this band is better than Benny Goodman’s!”

                            Carol Channing

“As a former Superintendent and current Executive Director of an education service agency, I have been to many national and state conferences and seen many performances by high school jazz bands. I can honestly say that the performance I saw at the AESA conference was the most impressive that I have witnessed by a high school jazz band.”

         John Oldani, Executive Director 12/4/06

“This band really swings!”

               Barry Manilow

Max Weinberg and the PSHS Jazz Band

Jump, Jive, and Wail

The Lady is a Tramp