Junior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

1. Prepared Selection 1 - Take the “A” Train (From Hal Leonard Easy Jazz Classics)

  • Winds: 1st part (Alto 1, Tenor 1, Bari, Trumpet 1, Trombone1)

  • Rhythm: As written (Piano, Bass, Drumset, Guitar)

2. Prepared Selection 2 - Shufflin’ in F (from Jim Snidero’s Easy Jazz Conception)

  • Winds, Piano, Bass: As written

  • Guitar: As written OR play chord changes

  • Drums: Play 16-bar shuffle style on drumset OR play melody on vibes

3. Prepared Selection 3 - Autumn Leaves (from The Real Book)

  • Winds: Play melody as written

  • Piano, Bass, Guitar: Play melody as written

  • Drums: Play 32-bar swing style on drumset OR play melody on vibes

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.