Conducting the Wind Ensemble in DisneylandBelow are some sample (live) recordingsDH4Two Base Hit by Pat MartinoEighty One by Ron Carter and Miles DavisAdams Apple by Wayne ShorterWindows by Chick CoreaIt Happens by JJ JohnsonJazz MilitiaDH$ playing Buon Gusto- Summer 2013About Mr. Krill
Mr. Krill has been director of the Akimel A-al Middle School Bands since the 2000-2001 school year.Since arriving at Akimel A-al Mr. Krill created the Rattler Jazz Band as well as a Wind and Percussion Ensemble. The bands have performed yearly at several community events such as the Lakewood Winter Festival, The Ahwatukee Easter Parade and the Estrella Art Walk.
In 2005 the Rattler Jazz Band performed for the Western Conference of School Board Presidents at The Pointe South Mountain. In April of 2012 the Rattler Jazz Band performed at the Highland Jazz Festival for the first time. In 2013 they rose to 3rd place!!!.
The Wind and Percussion Ensemble travels to Anaheim each spring semester to perform at the Disneyland Resort for Magic Music Days. In 2010 the band won first place in the competition with a Superior rating and an overall score of 94!
Mr. Krill also directs the Jazz Program at Desert Vista High School and co-directs the Marching Band. Mr. Krill has been arranging the brass and Woodwind music since 2005.
Mr. Krill is active performer in the Phoenix Metro area. Performing experiences include Broadway show orchestras, and free-lance work with local jazz and salsa bands. Mr. Krill currently performs regularly with DH4 (The Dave Henning Quartet), The MCC Red Mountain Big Band and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.