Jazz Ensemble Auditions - 2017
- Fall 2017 Jazz Audition Times (jpeg)
- KU Jazz Audition Info. Fall 2017 (pdf)
- KU Jazz Audition Guidelines 2017 (pdf)
- KU Jazz Audition Form 2017 (pdf)
2017 Jazz Ensemble Auditions Excerpts by instrument
- Jazz Alto/Bari/Sax (pdf)
- Jazz Tenor Sax (pdf)
- Jazz Trumpets (pdf)
- Jazz Trombones (pdf)
- Jazz Piano/Guitar (pdf)
- Jazz Bass (pdf)
- Jazz Drums (pdf)
Instrumental Jazz Audition Music:
PIANO & GUITAR: Be prepared to play the melody as written, followed by comping on chord changes in time.
BASS: Be prepared to play a walking bass line on the portions of the audition music that are notated as chords.
COMBO PERSONNEL & BIG BAND SOLO CHAIRS: Be prepared to play an improvised solo on one of the following selections chosen by the audition panel: Autumn Leaves (key of Concert G minor); Stella By Starlight (key of concert B-flat); Blues in Concert F. Play-along accompaniment will be provided by the audition panel.