Audition Materials

DRUM AUDITIONS- SMALL GROUPS & JAZZ IN THE SANGRES CAMP

Record a video of yourself playing all of the following three requirements and send to annie@jazzarts.org

1. Trading 4 Choruses of Blues with Yourself -

(12 bars of time, 12 bars of a melodic outline of a blues head, 12 bars of time, 12 bars melodic outline)

(watch example videos below - 1st one is beginner and 2nd one is advanced)

2. Trading 8s With Yourself -

32 bars of trading in funk, waltz, and latin grooves

(8 bars time, 8 bars solo, 8 bars time, 8 bars solo)

(watch example video below)

3. Written Drum Chart - download the

PDF and record yourself playing the

chart

(watch example video below)

PIANO/GUITAR AUDITIONS- SMALL GROUPS

Record a video of yourself playing all of the following three requirements and send to annie@jazzarts.org

1. 4 Choruses of Blues - (1) Chorus of a blues head (melody) (2) Choruses of an improvised solo

and (1) Chorus of comping.

(watch example video below!)

1. 4 Choruses of of a tune of your choice (jazz tune - any style, just not a blues). Same format as before - (1) Chorus of melody, (2) Choruses improvised solo, (1) Chorus of comping

(watch example video below!)

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