Performance Attire Details

Vocal Jazz, Jazz Band 4, Jazz Band 3, Jazz Band 2

Usual performance attire at festivals and concerts consists of all black dress clothes. Options are:

  • Black dresses
  • Black dress slacks/skirts with black dress shirts/blouses

Shoes, socks/stockings, and belts should also be all black.

Jazz Band 1

  • Black tuxedos, consisting of:
    • Black tuxedo pants
    • Black jacket with notch or peak lapels
    • White pleated tuxedo shirt with wing collar
    • Black cummerbund
    • Black bow tie (Do this: https://www.ties.com/how-to-tie-a-tie/bow-tie)
    • Optional black cufflinks and studs
  • Black or black and white formal outfits:
    • Black dresses
    • Black dress slacks/skirts with white or black dress shirts/blouses

Shoes, socks/stockings, and belts should also be all black.
Note that tuxedos can take several weeks to acquire; there’s often some tailoring involved.

If purchasing performance attire poses a financial hardship, please contact the jazz boosters treasurer at treasurer1@rooseveltjazz.org. Scholarships are available.