//Listening to results from jazz band festival Roberts: So, this adjudicator is our favorite... Mr. Butts. //Class laughs Travis: What'd he give us? Roberts: A one. Berlin: Was Mr. Butts on crack?
// Emma is sitting in Ms. Roberts's chair Ms. Roberts: Hey, Ms. Roberts. How's it going? Emma: Nerdy. Roberts: Oh, I see how it is.
//In jazz band, trumpets finish playing Julian: Man, I don't know about the rest of these gumps but the trumpets NAILED IT! Templin: Yeah, you nailed your coffins shut, maybe.
Roberts: So I call those attractive notes "magnetic tones" because they're attractive! //Julian bursts out laughing Roberts: I just, you know, I WANT those notes. Emma (aside): She's horny for those notes.
//Templin is subbing in jazz band Templin: Now, saxes, any half step key change is important. This one especially. In this instance, you can either stand there and knock their socks off, or you can stand there with your pants at your socks. //Class laughs confusedly Jack: Who says you can't do both?
//Roberts was explaining the solo transcription project in jazz band; Templin was a substitute for Mr. Clark and he was jamming on trombone with honors jazz Allison: I have a relevant question. Roberts: What is it? Allison: Can I just play the Born to Run solo by Bruce Springsteen? Roberts: No. That's not jazz. It's rock. Allison: Well, the blues are like a brother to jazz, and you know that blues had a baby and they called it rock and roll... so I think that it should count. Templin: Yeah, well it was an illegitimate child.