Jazz Area Auditions
New Jazz Audition Procedure for Fall, 2015
AUDITIONING FOR THE JAZZ MAJOR
Play "Au Privave" by Charlie Parker Melody/Solo/Melody (Rhythm section players "comp" 2 choruses in
addition to soloing)
Horn Players: Choose another tune in a contrasting style/tempo. Play melody and improvise.
Piano/Guitar/Vibes: Choose another tune to be performed without accompaniment.
Bass: Play another tune without accompaniment. Play one chorus groove only (swing, latin, etc) improvise on the 2nd chorus.
Drums/Perc. Play a minimum of 8 bars in swing, afro-cuban, samba, funk/rock.
Keep same tempo without a break between styles.Additional information can be found at theCSU Northridge Jazz website at www.csunjazz.com