About Jive for Five!

Jive for Five! has a repertoire of over 300 tunes which include everything from Bach, the Beatles, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Gershwin & Miller, Gabrieli, Mozart, Karl King, John Philip Sousa, Fats Waller and Broadway musical scores.

Tim Miller, trumpet - Director of Bands at Humboldt Middle School

Dave Swaroff, trumpet - Retired Director of Bands at SE Webster and Grand Elementary Schools

Kathy Yoakam, French horn - Director of 5th and 6th Grade Bands at Humboldt Middle School

Dan Cassady, trombone -Retired Director of Bands at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge. Currently working for West Music and is a Adjunct teacher at Kirkwood College.

Paul Bloomquist, tuba - Director of Bands at Iowa Central Community College

In addition to teaching and performing in Jive for Five!, all five members are busy with other organizations including the Fort Dodge Area Symphony, the nationally renowned Karl King Municipal Band of Fort Dodge, and other top performing groups. The members of Jive for Five! are also in demand as private instructors and clinicians. All maintain active private teaching studios.