Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Vocal Jazz

Jacob Smetters Senior Vocal Jazz Representative
Meredosia-Chambersburg High School
d4vocaljazz@ilmea.org

RNS


Guest Director:

Meredith McGuire, Choir Director, Oak Park and River Forest High School

Vocal Jazz Accompanist:

Andrew Rauff, Milliken University


**SENIOR LEVEL VOCAL JAZZ REQUIRED SELECTIONS

**The Nearness of You, arr. Kirby Shaw Hal Leonard 08754378

 

https://www.jwpepper.com/The-Nearness-of-You/10309709.item#/submit


**Devil May Care Arr. Kerry Marsh SATB

https://kerrymarshvocaljazz.myshopify.com/products/devil-may-care-ssatb-printed-vocal-part-only?variant=28779812993

 

Additional Vocal Jazz Festival Material

Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars, arr. Paris Rutherford 10010114


https://www.jwpepper.com/Quiet-Nights-of-Quiet-Stars/10010114.item#/submit


Sing a Song, arr. Kirby Shaw 3115078


https://www.jwpepper.com/Sing-a-Song/3115078.item#/submit

 

AUDITIONS: Senior Jazz Audition information

1 Required Selections **

2. Sight-reading

3. Scales and rhythm patterns

            a. One octave half-step scale

            b. One octave blues scale

            c. One swing rhythm pattern

 4. Improvisation- Jamey Aebersold Blues in Bb

 

Rubric:

Vocal Jazz

Note Accuracy – 10

Intonation – 10

Rhythm – 10

Diction – 10

Interp – 10

Tone – 20

Sight Reading – 10

½ Step – 10

Blues – 10

Improv – 10 

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