The following is the Audition Music for those students wishing to be in Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble. Students who wish not to audition will be placed in our Symphonic Band.
Jazz Band auditions will consist of the given transcriptions provided. The following music is for the Jazz Band Ensembles auditions:
Guitar: Grant Green solo
Drums: Art Blakey solo
Piano: Hampton Hawes Transcription
Bass: Ray Brown Transcription
Trumpet: Donald Byrd Transcription
Trombone: JJ Johnson Transcription
Tenor Sax: Sonny Stitt Transcription
Baritone Sax: Same as Alto Sax
Alto Sax: Charlie Parker Transcription
Auditions for Wind Ensemble as many of the 12 major scales as possible, All-West from this current year. Good Luck to everyone! I look forward to hearing all of you and seeing what we can create next year together.