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Terrill Middle School Performs Between Periods at NJ Devils Game

Sax players in TMS Jazz Band Credits: John Mooney
Terrill Middle School Jazz Band performs between periods of the New Jersey Devils - Carolina Hurricane game on Feb. 15, 2018. Credits: John Mooney
Adam Kiell Credits: John Mooney
Sax players in TMS Jazz Band Credits: John Mooney
Rebecca Strug Credits: John Mooney
Aislinn Mooney and Julia Yick Credits: John Mooney
Lucas Vega Credits: John Mooney
TMS Jazz Band at the Prudential Center Credits: John Mooney
Kyle Palmieri (21) scored for the Devils. Credits: John Mooney
Devils put pressure on the Carolina goalie. Credits: John Mooney
Taylor Hall Credits: John Mooney
Nico Hischier (13) Credits: John Mooney

NEWARK, NJ -- Terrill Middle School was one of only three high school bands that played between periods at New Jersey Devils' games last year to be invited back in 2018. 

The band, comprised of 7th and 8th graders, played rock classics such as In The Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett and Rolling on the River by Ike and Tina Turner. (See video below.) 

"They sounded great tonight," said John Gillick, Director of the Terrill Middle School Jazz Band. "We hope to be back next year."

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On the ice, the Devils beat the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 5-2 thanks to two goals by Stefan Noesen, and one each from Damon Severson, Nico Hischier, and Kyle Palmieri. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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