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"
- 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.