Jazz Clinician

Sherrie Maricle

Internationally renowned drummer and jazz educator

All-State Jazz Ensemble

BEGINNING IN 2020, all audition sets (scales, prepared selections, and audio tracks) have been re-numbered to align with the band and orchestra set rotation.

Any audition materials downloaded before 5/19/2020 MUST BE DISCARDED – the set numbers will be wrong.


Important Dates and Audition Location 

Audition date and location will be set by each district.  Check your district calendar.   

All recorded auditions must be received by the Jazz Division Chair.


$15 per audition paid to the district. 
District Director will submit a single district check for all audition entries to the Jazz Division Chair.


All forms related to All-State auditions for jazz band can be found Louisiana Music Educators Association website.

     Audition Process

There is a single audition for All-State Jazz Ensemble. 

District level auditions will be audio recorded by the District Director or the district’s Jazz Chair. 

Details are available Here: 

These recordings will be submitted to the Jazz Division Chairperson for adjudication.

       Prepared Materials/Scales

All audition material, and audition tracks, can be found following. Click the links to download materials.

There is a 4-year rotation of prepared selections:






                   This contains all 4 audio tracks and space for scales and sight reading.

                   This is the same audio track you will use in your audition.