Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Jazz Band


district representative: kevin dobbeck

assitant representative: Chris Werve



festival conductors: 

Band 1: Jim Stombres

Band 2: Robert Blazek

Band 3: TBD


festival repertoire: available march 1st, 2017

Band 1: Groove Blues (Don Mendza, arr. Blair), Other Pieces TBA

Band 2: Mambo Jambo (Chris Sharp), Other Pieces TBA

Band 3: TBD


audition process:


Blues By Five - Head Chart (Students will be asked to play a total of 3 choruses:

the head (Blues By Five), 12 bars of F Blues Improv, and the head again)


Rhythm Section:

ILMEA Rhythm Section Audition Blues Tune by Adamczyk/Franken

(Rhythm Section only!)


All Students:

Groove Blues - Don Menza arr. Peter Blair (Heritage JazzWorks)

Mambo Jambo - Chris Sharp (FJH Music Company Inc.)


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


District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9