Junior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

1. Prepared Selection 1

  • How High the Moon from the Hal Leonard “Easy Jazz Classics” series

2. Prepared Selection 2

  • All of Me from "The Real Book"

3. Etude

  • Basie’s Blues Etude #1 from “Easy Jazz Conception” - Jim Snidero

 

For all selections and etudes:

Winds, Piano: play melody only, not memorized
Guitar, Bass: play the melody and/or the chord changes
Drums: play the melody and/or the rhythm to the tune

Saxes audition on Alto 1, Tenor 1 or Bari Sax
Trombones audition on Trombone 1
Trumpets audition on Trumpet 1
Piano, Guitar, Bass and Drums audition on their respective parts 

There is no improvisation or sight-reading portion for the District 4 Junior Jazz audition.


Senior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Instrumental Jazz Division Page for audition material.


Senior Vocal Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Vocal Jazz Division Page for audition material.