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Jazz Ensemble Auditions

Jazz Ensemble Auditions

edited: 8/26/16

Jazz auditions for the 2016-2017 school year will be held September 6-9, during zero hour and after school.  Sign up sheets are posted in the band room (102) outside the music office.  Music is also outside the bandroom office, or below as pdf's.

Saxophone Auditions: Tuesday, September 6

Trombone Auditions: Wednesday, September 7

Trumpet Auditions: Thursday, September 8

Rhythm Auditions: Friday, September 9

Below are the requirements for the audition:

Wind Instruments (Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone)

  • Play provided head 
  • Optional: solo over changes
  • Play provided head
  • Walk/comp a chorus of provided head
  • Optional: solo over changes

Drum Set

  • Play provided head
  • Optional: solo over form
  • Prepare the following grooves: medium samba, sixteenth funk, ballad with brushes, slow through fast swing

Audition Music

Yardbird Suite

Play-Along Track