Youth Band

East Bay Traditional Jazz Society



Jazzinator’s Regular Performances — The Jazzinators are now playing monthly at Bronco Billy’s Pizza Palace. We hope you can come out and see just how dedicated these young people are toward their learning OKOM and keeping the genre for future generations.

— Tuesdays 2017 —

Jan 3
Feb 7
Mar 7
Apr 4
May 2
Jun 6
Jul 4 (tbd)
Aug 1
Sep 5
Oct 3
Nov 7
Dec 5

— 10th Annual Youth Dixieland Band Jazz Festival —

  • Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • Event time – 12pm-4pm
  • Location- NewPark Mall, Newark, CA
  • 12noon …The Jazz Raptors, Creekview Ranch Middle School, Roseville, CA1:00pm …Not Dixie Dominus, a youth group from the Eastbay and Southbay to change2:00pm …Varsity Jazz, Bentley High School, Lafayette, CA to change

    3:00pm …Jazzinators, house band of the East Bay Traditional Jazz Society

— 12th Annual Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival —

Saturday,  February 11, 2017

Sacramento State University

For more info, please visit

— 17th Annual Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival —

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Location – TBD

Likely participating local schools:
JFKennedy HS, Horner JHS, Irvington HS, Thornton JHS, American HS, Hopkins JHS


Band Mentors

 John Soulis—director


Tim Widjaja – trombone
Rahul Sreedasyam – trumpet
Anjana Sriram – piano
Kai Senda – tenor sax
Faiyaz Chaudhury – tuba
Soham Saha – guitar/banjo
Yuki Abe – trumpet
Samuel Vu – clarinet
Pari Gunasekaran – drum
Sidharth Bala – clarinet
Alvin Wang – alto sax
Jordan Ross – trombone

The Jazzinators are looking for more members. Interested young musicians who read music and would like to play Dixieland jazz, may apply by calling (510) 657-0243 or email:

You can help too!  Please invite your friends, especially young musicians and their families, to a pizza night (1st Tuesdays), so they can hear and meet the band. Location: Bronco Billy’s Pizza Palace, 41200 Blacow Rd., Irvington Dist. in Fremont (map)

East Bay Traditional Jazz Society

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