Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Jazz Band

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district representative: Chris Werve

d9jrjazzband@ilmea.org

 

festival conductors: 

Band 1: IAN NEVINS

Band 2: JOSH KAMINSKY

 

festival repertoire: 

NEVINS BAND: BLUE NOTE SPECIAL - TOMARO, OTHER REP - TBA

KAMINSKY BAND: COLD DUCK TIME - HARRIS / TAYLOR, OTHER REP - TBA

 

 

audition process:

Audition Materials:

Winds:  Tenor Madness - Head Chart (Students will be asked to play a total of 3 choruses:  

the head (Tenor Madness), 12 bars of Bb Blues Improvisation, and the head again


Rhythm Section: ILMEA Rhythm Section Audition Blues Tune by Adamczyk/Franken                    

(Rhythm Section only!)


All Students:

Blue Note Special - Mike Tomaro (Doug Beach Music)

Cold Duck Time - Eddie Harris arr. Mark Taylor (Hal Leonard Corporation)

***New change- Trumpet and Trombone players will have option to play excerpts down an octave for a reduced score***


Audition packets for each instrument can be obtained at the following link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XRHgnND5x59sBeW9nPOrZinSlhZ4Gy-N?usp=sharing

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