Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Jazz Information

Illinois Music Education Association District 2
Junior Jazz Band Audtion and Festival Information
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Mendota High School, Mendota, Illinois

Guest Conductor:  Katrina Fitzpatrick - Morton Jr. High School


Maynard & Waynard, Gordon Goodwin, arr. Peter Blair
Blues in the Night, Harold Arlen, arr. Lisa DeSpain
The Goodness Box, Mike Kamuf

ILMEA District 2 Junior High Jazz Audition Requirements: - Revised March 2017

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

2. Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble 
Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, and Rhythm Section:
Page 27, number 99 "Boppin' Around"
Play the piece as written.  When parts are divided, play the top.
All except for percussion: Play written demonstration solo, page 27, number 100, 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 Requirement
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 – d2jazzband@ilmea.org

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