The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

Junior Jazz Band

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district representative: kevin dobbeck

assitant representative: Chris Werve

d9jrjazzband@ilmea.org

 

festival conductors: 

Band 1: Jim Stombres

Band 2: Robert Blazek

Band 3: TBD

 

festival repertoire: available march 1st, 2017

Band 1: Groove Blues (Don Mendza, arr. Blair), Other Pieces TBA

Band 2: Mambo Jambo (Chris Sharp), Other Pieces TBA

Band 3: TBD

 

audition process:

Winds:

Blues By Five - Head Chart (Students will be asked to play a total of 3 choruses:

the head (Blues By Five), 12 bars of F Blues Improv, and the head again)

 

Rhythm Section:

ILMEA Rhythm Section Audition Blues Tune by Adamczyk/Franken

(Rhythm Section only!)

 

All Students:

Groove Blues - Don Menza arr. Peter Blair (Heritage JazzWorks)

Mambo Jambo - Chris Sharp (FJH Music Company Inc.)

 

Audition packets for each instrument can be obtained at the following link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0By8FI19XxavMZ0U4ZmpDaXVROTg?usp=sharing

 
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