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Jr/Sr Jazz Bands


Heather Setzer, Jazz Band Rep
Marshall Junior/Senior High School

Please contact Heather with specific questions regarding Jazz Band auditions.

2016 Junior Jazz Band Guest Conductor
George Caton, Havana

2016 Junior Jazz Band Repertoire
Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?) - Moore/arr. Stitzel, Hal Leonard
**Serenade to a Cuckoo - Kirk/arr, Zackary Smith, Belwin
Turn Up The Heat - Beach & Schuck, Kendor
Hot Chocolate - Ballard, Silvestri/arr. Lewis, Belwin
**Una Mas - Kenny Dorham/arr. Paul Murtha
Uptown Funk - Ronson, Mars, etc/arr. Sweeney, Hal Leonard 

** Denotes 2016 Junior Jazz Audition Pieces 

2016 Senior Jazz Band Guest Conductors

Jazz Band 1
Carrett Schmidt, SIUE

Jazz Band 2
Suzzanne Downes, IECC

Jazz Band 1 Music Selections
One Night in Moscow - Baker
Stompin' at the Savoy - Holman
Maiden Voyage - Taylor
Hay Burner - Nestico
Whisper Not - Abene
Softly as a Mornign Sunrise - Ravello 

Jazz Band 2 Music Selections
All Blues - Miles Davis/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corp.

Birdland - Josef Zawinul/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corp.

Take the 'A' Train - Billy Strayhdorn/arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Publishing, Belwin Division

A Night in Tunisia - Gillespie & Paparelli/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corp.

Chameleon - Herbie Hancock/arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corp.

2016 Senior Jazz Band Audition Piece
State Line Strut by Ellen Rowe 

ILMEA Senior Jazz Band Audition Procedures may be found here.


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