Vocal Jazz Singers

Senior Vocal Jazz

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

RNS


**SENIOR LEVEL VOCAL JAZZ REQUIRED SELECTIONS

Senior Jazz Audition information

 

Senior Level Vocal Jazz Audition Music Selection # 1 - Ballad

 

 

 

 

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


Senior Level Vocal Jazz Audition Selection # 2 - Swing

 

 

 

Devil May Care Arr. Kerry Marsh SATB

 

Repertoire for the concert - NOT for audition

Nature Boy by Kerry Marsh

http://kerrymarsh.com/collections/womens-groups/products/nature-boy-ssatb-l3


Dream with the Angels by Michele Weir

http://www.michmusic.com/product-category/arrangements-satb/#prettyPhoto

 

These are the links for purchase.  There are also great recordings in the links that the students who make the ensemble should study in preparation for the day of the festival.

 

AUDITIONS: 

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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