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Louisiana Association for

                              Jazz Education

All -State Jazz Ensemble




Audition Selections for all instruments: Download and print as needed.

-Alto Sax

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style – play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Tenor Sax

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written
Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style – play as writtenPrepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Bari Sax

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style – play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Trombone

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style – play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Bass Trombone

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style – play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Trumpet

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Guitar and Piano

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style –  play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written


-Bass

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style –  play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues – play head one chorus, improvise second chorus as written



-Drums

Prepared 1: Up Tempo Swing – play time as written 1st chorus, trade 4’s with rhythm section 2nd chorus

Prepared 2: Medium Tempo Swing – play as written

Prepared 3: Alternate Style –  play as written

Prepared 4: Bb Blues  –  play as written

Prepared 5: Play a one-minute funk solo



-Vocalists (male or female)

Send a video of you performing two jazz selections with a big band or combo demonstrating various styles.




  































Set I - Music Selections