The VVHS Jazz Band is a fully instrumented big band. It is a class that meets during the school day for elective credit. Any student who is enrolled in a VVHS Concert Band or Orchestra and who play a jazz instrument is welcome to play. Students in Jazz Band will explore all genres in the jazz idiom and learn improvisation skills. This ensemble was established in 2012. In just one year, the VVHS Jazz Band has had great success and has performed at the Albuquerque and UNM Jazz Festivals.