Jazz Band Audition Materials

1. 7 blues scales with arpeggios (2 minute limit)

2. Stellar by Jim Snidero (m. 1-32) with the recorded accompaniment track

3. 2 solo choruses over a Bb blues track (for those interested in prominent solos)

DRUM SET: Applicants must demonstrate rhythmic and “groove” competency in the following musical stylesModerate Swing, “Double Time” SwingFunk/Rockand Bossa Nova. Lessons on the styles are available at the following link.