Jazz Excerpts

Upcoming Concert

December 11, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center

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Rich Perry has been living and performing in New York City since 1976.

Jazz Staff

Jazz Excerpts

The audition will last eight to ten minutes and will consist of the following:

  1. Written excerpt. Download appropriate file for your instrument below.
  2. Improvisation. Please prepare the following songs, which are included in the audition packets below: Jerome Kern: "All The Things You Are" Charlie Parker: "Billie's Bounce"
  3. Sight reading.

Note: If you wish to be considered for an auxiliary instrument, please prepare an additional excerpt of your choice. Flute and clarinet are desirable as auxiliary instruments.


Alto Sax

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Tenor Sax

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Bari Sax

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Trumpet

  • Section trumpet audition packet
  • Lead trumpet audition packet
  • All trumpet auditionees should prepare the material in the section trumpet audition packet. In addition to preparing the section trumpet audition packet, those wishing to audition for lead trumpet should prepare the lead trumpet excerpt. Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Trombone

  • Section trombone audition packet
  • Bass trombone audition packet
  • All trombone auditionees should prepare the material in the section trombone audition packet. In addition to preparing the section trombone audition packet, those wishing to audition for lead trombone should prepare the lead trombone excerpt and those wishing to audition for bass trombone should prepare the bass trombone excerpt. Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Guitar

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Piano

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Bass

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

Drums

  • Audition packet
  • Be prepared to improvise on the excerpts where appropriate.

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