JET Band Booster Blast 2/4/19

Message from Mike Ary, Director of Bands

Good luck this weekend to our guard and percussion students. 

The Varsity Winter Guard competes Saturday at the WGI Regional at Klein Oak HS at 11:17am. 

The Winter Percussion has their first competition Saturday at Pasadena Memorial HS at 6:30pm. 

Mike Ary
Director of Bands
James E. Taylor High School
Katy, TX

Message from Spencer Bennett, Band Booster President

It was wonderful having the 8th graders perform with the Wind Ensemble last week.  It was great to have them and their parents come and experience how amazing the JET Band truly is!  Thank you to everyone for making these students and parents feel welcome! 

For Jazz Band parents, there will be a quick meeting right after our General Booster meeting to discuss the Crustacean Ball and logistics.  Mr. Cabot would appreciate your attendance.

Important Dates to remember

  • February 4th – Winter Guard Fundraiser @ Jimmy Changas, 11am-9pm
  • February 5th – General Booster Meeting, 7pm in the Band Hall
    • Jazz Band meeting directly after the Booster Meeting
  • February 6th – Spirit Night at Raising Cane’s, 4pm to 10pm  Raising Cane’s Spirit Night
  • February 9th – Indoor Competitions
    • Winter Guard Varsity @ Klein Oak HS, 11:17am
    • Indoor Percussion @ Pasadena Memorial HS, 6:30pm
  • February 17th – Garage Sale Drop-off, 3-5pm
  • February 23rd – Winter Guard @ Tompkins HS
  • February 26th – Pre-UIL THSSO Concert
  • March 2nd – Solo and Ensemble Contest
  • March 3rd – Mattress Fundraiser
  • March 11th-15th – Spring Break!
  • March 24th – Garage Sale Drop-off, 3-5pm
  • March 30th – Crustacean Ball

Missed picture day?

For order issues or Re-orders after picture day, PARENTS should call our customer service dept. at: 281-341-1031 x2. Or email:

If you missed getting your picture taken and would like one to be put in for the yearbook, email and we will arrange to have one taken.

NEW! Band Yearbook!

Band Yearbook Ad Space for sale!  Honor your child or advertise your business.  Follow the link for pricing at Yearbook order form.  Deadline is March 1st.


Share them with the yearbook staff at either of these two locations below.  Please send photos that are clear.  We cannot guarantee your photos will be used, but we’d love to view what anyone has to offer.

Vintage Band Shirts still available for purchase

Please follow the link on what shirts and sizes are available from past marching seasons.  First come, first serve.  Click here for a list of the available items and prices.  Email to secure your order!

Mattress Fundraiser – March 3rd

This great fundraiser is just around the corner on March 3rd from 10am to 5pm in the JET Band Hall.  Everyone needs/wants a new bed right?

We will need parent and student volunteers to help show the shoppers our support for this fundraiser.  Please wear your Taylor Blue shirt!  Follow the link to sign up for a shift: Mattress Fundraiser Volunteer Sign-Up.

Also, we would like to honor our military heroes with a special discount.  Follow the link for this coupon: Mattress Flyer – Hero.

Parent Band Concert!

We are in the preliminary stages of creating a parent band in efforts to play a selected piece of music at our upcoming Band Banquet.  For all who are up to the challenge, email me what instrument you will be playing.  I will compile the list and then we will be on our way to making beautiful music…I hope!  Don’t miss out!  Thank you to all who have responded and signed up!  This is going to be a blast!

We will have a few practices in the near future.  Stay tuned and I’ll be announcing more information soon!

Let me know if you have any questions.  Email me at

Play On….

Spencer Bennett
JET Band Booster Organization