Junior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

1. Prepared Selection 1

  • Winds: Tenor Madness, Head Chart (play total of 3 choruses - Head, 12 bars of Bb Blues Improvisation, and the Head again)
  • Rhythm: ILMEA Rhythm Section Audition Blues Tune (Click Here to View)

2. Prepared Selection 2

  • Blue Note Special - Mike Tomaro

3. Prepared Selection 3

  • Cold Duck Time - Eddie Harris, arr. Mark Taylor

*Trumpet and Trombone players will have option to play excerpts down an octave for a reduced score*


Senior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Instrumental Jazz Division Page for audition material.

District 9 Senior Jazz Students will also prepare an additional required selection from Jim Snidero Jazz Conception Series:

**2018: Great Love
2019: Lunar
2020: Friends

Combo Auditions:
Combo auditions are separate from big band auditions. You must audition for big band in order to audition for the combo. (All material taken from Jamey Aebersold Jazz Improv Series)

**2018
Days of Wine and Roses (Volume 40)
Softly as in a Morning Sunshine (Volume 40)
Song for My Father (Volume 54)
Autumn Leaves (Volume 54)

2019:
Lullaby of Birdland (Volume 40)
Love for Sale (Volume 40)
Satin Doll (Volume 54)

2020
I Know That You Know (Volume 40)
Solar Flair (Volume 54)
Footprints (Volume 54)
Doxy (Volume 54)


Senior Vocal Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Vocal Jazz Division Page for audition material.