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Jazz Auditions 2016 - 2017

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

 Alto, Tenor & Baritone Saxes, Trumpets, Trombones and Piano 

 

1.      Scales:  Perform the following scales: B flat, C, D, E flat, F, G, A and Chromatic

2.     Excerpt:  Perform entire included Jazz Excerpt

3.     Sight Reading:  Be prepared to sight read a brief musical excerpt

4.     Range:  Be prepared to demonstrate your maximum playing range        (Trumpet & Trombone only)

 

Guitar & Bass Guitar (string bass)

1.      Excerpt:  Perform entire included Jazz Excerpt

2.      Sight Reading:  Be prepared to sight read a brief musical excerpt

 

 Percussion/Drums Set:

1.      Demonstrate the following rhythms:  Swing, Rock, Latin, Bossa Nova.

2.      Excerpt:  Perform Entire Included Jazz Drum Excerpt.

3.      Sight Reading:  Be prepared to sight read a brief musical excerpt

 



Listen to a baritone sax quartet lead by Mr. Bruce Coates play this years Jazz Ensemble  Audition Music Baggage Claim Blues.





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