NEWARK, NJ -- The Terrill Middle School Jazz Band rocked the main concourse of "The Rock" during the first intermission of Tuesday night's game between the Colorado Avalanche and the host New Jersey Devils.
The band, comprised of 7th and 8th graders, played rock classics including Louie, Louie by the Kingsmen, Jump by Van Halen, 25 or 6 to 4 by Chicago, In The Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett, and A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles. (See video below.)
"They were great. Members of the Devils' brass came over to watch us," said John Gillick, Director of the Terrill Middle School Jazz Band. "We'll definitely be coming back next year."
On the ice, the Devils jumped out to a 1-0 first period lead on a goal by Pavel Zacha. Andy Greene and Kyle Palmieri added tallies for the home team. Mark Barberio and Mikhail Grigorenko. Cory Schneider made 28 saves for the Devils in the victory.