Junior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

Click Here for Printable D2 Junior Jazz Audition Material and detailed explanation

1. Audition Etude from Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble

  • **2018-2019 Jazz Etude Cycle 3 - St. Louis Blues, page 17, number 58
  • 2019-2020 Jazz Etude Cycle 1 - Riffin’ Around, page 23, number 81
  • 2020-2021 Jazz Etude Cycle 2 - Boppin' Around," page 27, number 99

2. Improvisation

Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Vibes, Guitar, Piano: Improvise 2 choruses over F blues track (Aebersold) Maiden Voyage, Volume 54, track 10 

3. Additional Material for Rhythm Only

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

Bass: Play F Blues Bass Line (Click Here for Bass Requirement)

Piano: Comp chords over F blues track (Aebersold) Maiden Voyage, track 10 

Guitar: Guitarists will be asked to play four chords per measure in a Freddie Green style to the F Blues Aebersold track. Click Here for the changes to use. 


Senior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Instrumental Jazz Division Page for audition material.


Senior Vocal Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Vocal Jazz Division Page for audition material.