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