Jazz Guitar Auditions

The KU School of Music currently offers a B.A. in jazz studies.  

Limited spaces are available for the Jazz Studies program.

A limited number of scholarships are available. 

Please contact Professor Dan Gailey to inquire about space in your particular instrument.  

You must provide your own Jamey Aebersold play-along CD (Vol. 54 will work).  

  • Two contrasting jazz standards (such as "Autumn Leaves" in concert G minor as a medium swing, and "Blue Bossa" in concert C minor as a Latin tune)
    1. Play a chorus of melody,
    2. Followed by a chorus of comping,
    3. Followed by a chorus of improvised solo.
  • Sight-reading
  • Major and minor scales.​

Faculty Contact: Dan Gailey, dgailey@ku.edu

Audition Dates

Major audition dates for Fall 2018 have passed. 

Please contact Dan Gailey (dgailey@ku.edu) to make arrangements for your audition. 

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