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JAZZ AUDITIONS FOR SPRING 2020

Spring meeting times and commitments:

  • Both jazz bands meet on Tues/Thurs from 12:30-1:45.
  • MUP 139 (freshmen/soph) MUP 339 (junior/senior) MUP 539 (graduate students)
  • There is a zero-credit option ONLY for those who have been in jazz band for 6 semesters.
  • Spring concert date: Saturday, Feb. 29, 7:30 p.m. Dress Rehearsal Friday, Feb. 28, evening
  • The Axes AND Aces jazz bands will tour to DALLAS Thursday, April 23-Saturday, Apr 25. We will be playing a couple of events there.
  • Friday, April 17 (Axes only, In-house Extravaganza tour—different this year)

AUDITION DAY/TIMES

  • Tuesday, December 3, 12:30-1:45
  • Thursday, December 5, 1-4 p.m.
  • Drums, Thursday, December 5, 12:30-1.

Can’t make one of these times? Contact dscott@sfasu.edu

Sign-up sheet posted on Dr. Scott’s door, M253, after Thanksgiving

AUDITION MUSIC

Find your instrument labeled on the music pdf. Practice the music between the red brackets.

Search YouTube: Tall Cotton Count Basie

Everyone Optional: Improvise on 2 choruses of 12-bar G Jazz Blues (concert key), medium tempo. Quarter=100.

Audition Music PDF