Jazz Trombones

Instrumental Jazz

 

District and All-State Instrumental Jazz Audition Procedures (389.4 KB)

ILMEA 2018 Instrumental Jazz All-State Audition Information (469.9 KB)

 

2019 IMEC Conductors 

 

 Honors Jazz Ensemble - Scott Ninmer – “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band

Honors Jazz Combo - Tony Kidonakis – VanderCook College of Music

All-State Jazz Ensemble – Andrew Russell – Vernon Hills High School

 

SENIOR LEVEL 2018-19 INSTRUMENTAL JAZZ REQUIRED SELECTION


Clue's Blues

Scott Ninmer

Kendor Music Publications #43102

Kendor Website Link

SENIOR LEVEL INSTRUMENTAL IMPROVISATION MATERIALS

Auditions for the All-State Ensembles at the IMEC in January will utilize Billie's Bounce for all students, and Bb Rhythm changes for those who choose to audition for the Honors Jazz Combo.   Each district will use either Billie's Bounce, or the Aebersold version of F blues.  Please check your district website to confirm the correct improvisation for your district audition.

 

Purchase Jamey Aebersold "All Bird" Play-along

Purchase Jamey Aebersold "Now's The Time/Billie's Bounce" mp3

Billie's Bounce audition/rehearsal track w/piano

Billie's Bounce audition/rehearsal track without piano

Link to transposed  lead sheets for Billie's Bounce (NOTE: For study and rehearsal only - melody is not part of the audition assessment.)

Lead Sheets and audio files are for improvisation audition and practice only.  The melody is not part of the audition requirement.

Purchase Jamie Aebersold “F Blues”

Purchase Jamie Aebersold “Bb Rhythm Changes” - Slow

Purchase Jamie Aeberold “Bb Rhythm Changes” - Fast

ILMEA JAZZ RETIRED SIGHT READING EXAMPLES, composed by Doug Stone


Directors and students are encouarage to download these materials for sight reading practice.  New material will be used for future auditions, composed by Adam Larson

 

Jazz Saxophone (1.9 MB)

Jazz Trumpet (760.3 KB)

Jazz Trombone (784.7 KB)

Jazz Bass Trombone (172.6 KB)

Jazz Piano-Guitar-Vibes (3.3 MB)

Jazz Drum Set (914.6 KB)

Jazz String-Electric Bass (1.5 MB)

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