Information for Current Students
2019 Ensemble Audition Dates - TBA
For saxophone, harp, and euphonium, please contact the studio professor directly.
NEW 2018 JAZZ ENSEMBLES AUDITION INFORMATION - NOW POSTED!
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - Room 1717
Trombones (1:00 - 2:00)
Rhythm Section - Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drum Set (2:30 - 4:00)
Friday, August 17, 2018 - Room 1717
Saxophones (2:30 - 4:30)
JAZZ EXCERPTS BY INSTRUMENT
Attention! All big band excerpts (except woodwind doubles) are taken from Big Dipper by Thad Jones (horns) or Evidence as arranged by John Clayton (rhythm section). Please listen to the streaming recording posted below to inform your audition preparation.
Big Dipper (Thad Jones)
from "Central Park North" recorded by the Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1969
Evidence (Thelonious Monk, arr. John Clayton)
from "Explosive! Milt Jackson Meets the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra" released by the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra in 1999
JAZZ IMPROVISATION AUDITION LITERATURE
Required for jazz combo placement only. Select one or more of the following tunes: