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Junior Jazz Information

Illinois Music Education Association District 2
Junior Jazz Band Audtion and Festival Information
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Moline High School, Moline, Illinois

Guest Conductor:  Dan Moore, Naperville North H.S. 

 The Muggle Jive – Robert Woods – Heritage Jazzworks

Blue Bossa – Kenny Dorham/arr. Michael Sweeney – Hal Leonard
B is for Blues – George Shutack – Doug Beach/Kendor

ILMEA District 2 Junior High Jazz Audition Requirements: - Revised May 2015:

Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Vibes, Guitar, Piano
Improvise over F blues track (Aebersold) Maiden Voyage, track 10
2 choruses

Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble 
Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, and Rhythm Section:
Page 23, number 81 "Riffin' Around"
Play the piece as written (with repeats).  When parts are divided, play the top.
Play written solo, number 82, with accompaniment track.

Additional requirement for Drum Set: Percussionists must also demonstrate a basic swing, rock, and Samba (or Bossa Nova) pattern.  

Additional requirement for bass:Bass
Additional requirements for Piano: comp chords over F blues track (Aebersold) Maiden Voyage, track 10

Additional requirements for Guitar: Guitarists will be asked to play four chords per measure in a "Freddie Green" style to the F Blues Aebersold track
Use these changes: Guitar

Questions: Jazz Band Rep – Madeline Wood – United Junior and Senior High Schools –

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