Junior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

1. Etude
Real Easy Book 3, Horn Edition - Blues in the Closet

2. Prepared Selections
Groovin' Hard - arr. Barduhn
Hal Leonard

Birdland - arr. Sweeney
Hal Leonard

Tastes Like Chicken - Berg
Hal Leonard

Senior Instrumental Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Instrumental Jazz Division Page for audition material.

District 7 Additional Audition Material - Jazz Band:

1. Required selection from Jim Snidero Jazz Conception Series

**2018: Cycle 3 - Friends (Just Friends)
2019: Cycle 1 - Lunar (Solar)
2020: Cycle 2 - Great Love (There Is No Greater Love)

2. Additional Improvisation
Top improvisers in each room will be asked to improvise with the CD over the following tunes on a three year rotation:

**2018: Cycle 3 – Lady Bird from Aebersold Vol 70 – “Killer Joe”
2019: Cycle 1 – Solar (Fast) from Aebersold Vol. 7 – “Miles Davis” Set
2020: Cycle 2 – All The Things You Are from Aebersold Vol. 43 – “Groovin' High”

3. Range
Trumpets may be asked by the required selection judge to play a scale in the upper range to showcase their comfortable playing range. A score that will not affect overall placement will be given based on accuracy and tone in the high range. The District 7 Jazz Representative will use the trumpet range scores to assign appropriate trumpet parts in Jazz Ensemble I and II for music distribution.

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Senior Vocal Jazz Auditions

Please visit the Vocal Jazz Division Page for audition material.

Please note the maximum of six students from a voice part from a given school.