Jazz Audition Information

Jazz Audition Information

All auditioning students are strongly encouraged to practice these pieces with the original recordings (if possible and available).

Audition Pieces for Jazz Ensemble 2017-2018

Alto Sax: Duke City Stomp (D to F) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (G to the End)
Tenor Sax: Duke City Stomp (D to F) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (G to the End)
Baritone Sax: Duke City Stomp (D to F) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (G to the End)
Trumpet 1: Duke City Stomp (Beginning to C) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (G to the End)
Trumpet 3: Duke City Stomp (Beginning to C) & Bye, Bye, BlackBird (G to the End)
Trombone 1: Duke City Stomp (D to the End) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (G to the End)
Trombone 3: Duke City Stomp (D to the End) & Bye, Bye Blackbird (G to the End)
Guitar: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (E to H)
Piano: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (Beginning to F)
Bass: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (Beginning to F)
Drums: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart) & Bye, Bye, Blackbird (Beginning to F)

Audition Pieces for Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Workshop 2017-2018

(note: Jazz Workshop members are also REQUIRED to be in a Jazz Combo)

Alto Sax: Rompin’ at the Reno
Tenor Sax: Rompin’ at the Reno
Baritone Sax: Rompin’ at the Reno
Trumpet 1: Rompin’ at the Reno
Trumpet 3: Rompin' at the Reno
Trombone 1: Rompin’ at the Reno
Trombone 3: Rompin' at the Reno
Guitar: Rompin’ at the Reno
Piano: Rompin’ at the Reno
Bass: Rompin’ at the Reno
Drums: Rompin’ at the Reno

Audition Pieces for Big Band 2017-2018

(note: Big Band members are also REQUIRED to be in a Jazz Combo)

Alto Sax: Three and One
Tenor Sax: Three and One
Baritone Sax: Three and One
Trumpet 1: Three and One
Trumpet 3: Three and One
Trombone1: Three and One
Trombone 3: Three and One
Guitar: Three and One
Piano: Three and One
Bass: Three and One
Drums: Three and One