All County Jr. High Jazz Audition List

JH Jazz  
2016-17 Use C List

 

Junior High Jazz A List
Instrument Title Excerpt  
Alto Sax Joe’s Thing All

All selections (except drums) are from “Jazz Conception” by Jim Snidero

 

Tenor Sax Joe’s Thing All
Bari Sax Joe’s Thing All
Trumpet Blue minor Chorus 4,5,6
Trombone Amen Chorus 3&4
Guitar/Vibes* A Doll Intro and Chorus 1
Bass^ A Doll Intro and Chorus 2
Piano* Amen All
* All piano, guitar and vibes players must also comp one chorus of the solo
^ All bass players must also walk a bass line for one chorus of the solo
Drums Independence Day from Contest Solos for the Young Drum Set Player
By Murry Houllif
Additional Drum Set Requirements:  Proficiency of Styles and Improvisation: Definition of styles can be found in current NYSSMA Manuel pg. 9-13.
Demonstrate the following styles: Suggested tempo: quarter=80-120
• Rock/Funk
• Swing
• Latin (Salsa/Cuban, Samba/Bossa Nova)
Improvisation will be demonstrated by playing nine (9) measures: Play four (4) measures of time followed by four (4) measures of improvisation, ending on beat one of the ninth measure.
Perform Sight reading with a recording

 

                 

Junior High Jazz B List
Instrument Title Excerpt
Alto Sax Blue Note Blues

All selections are from “Effective Etudes for Jazz” by Mike Carubia and Jeff Jarvis

Tenor Sax Softly
Bari Sax The Moon is High
Trumpet Softly Chorus 1
Trombone The Moon is High Chorus 2
Guitar/Vibes* It’s from Heaven
Bass^ Minor is Finer
Piano* The Moon Is High
* All piano, guitar and vibes players must also comp one chorus of the solo
^ All bass players must also walk a bass line for one chorus of the solo
Drums Waltz for Waldo from Drum Set, The Complete Collection
by T. Brown
Additional Drum Set Requirements:  Proficiency of Styles and Improvisation: Definition of styles can be found in current NYSSMA Manuel pg. 9-13.
Demonstrate the following styles: Suggested tempo: quarter=80-120
• Rock/Funk
• Swing
• Latin (Salsa/Cuban, Samba/Bossa Nova)
Improvisation will be demonstrated by playing nine (9) measures: Play four (4) measures of time followed by four (4) measures of improvisation, ending on beat one of the ninth measure.
Perform Sight reading with a recording

2016-2017

Junior High Jazz C List
Instrument Title Excerpt
Alto Sax Softly All
Tenor Sax It’s From Heaven All All selections (except drums)are from “Effective Etudes for Jazz” by Mike Carubia and Jeff Jarvis
Bari Sax Isle of Melon All
Trumpet It’s from Heaven Measures 1-32
Trombone It’s from Heaven Measures 1-32
Guitar/Vibes* Isle of Melon All
Bass^ Baggage Claim Blues All
Piano* It’s from Heaven All
* All piano, guitar and vibes players must also comp one chorus of the solo
^ All bass players must also walk a bass line for one chorus of the solo
Drums Lo Flame (first page only) from Jazz Drumming-Billy Hart. Swing style; Quarter note=144
Additional Drum Set Requirements:  Proficiency of Styles and Improvisation: Definition of styles can be found in current NYSSMA Manuel pg. 9-13.
Demonstrate the following styles: Suggested tempo: quarter=80-120
• Rock/Funk
• Swing
• Latin (Salsa/Cuban, Samba/Bossa Nova)
Improvisation will be demonstrated by playing nine (9) measures: Play four (4) measures of time followed by four (4) measures of improvisation, ending on beat one of the ninth measure.
Perform Sight reading with a recording