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 Piece for Jazz Ensemble 2018-2019

Alto Sax: Duke City Stomp (D to F)
Tenor Sax: Duke City Stomp (D to F)
Baritone Sax: Duke City Stomp (D to F)
Trumpet 1: Duke City Stomp (Beginning to C)
Trumpet 3: Duke City Stomp (Beginning to C)
Trombone 1: Duke City Stomp (D to the End)
Trombone 3: Duke City Stomp (D to the End)
Guitar: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart)
Piano: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart)
Bass: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart)
Drums: Duke City Stomp (Entire Chart)

Audition Piece for Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Workshop 2018-2019

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

Students should prepare the entire piece. The exact auditon excerpt(s) will be announced during the audition.

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 Piece for Big Band 2018-2019

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

Students should prepare the entire piece. The exact auditon excerpt(s) will be announced during the audition.

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