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Jazz Area Auditions

Jazz Area Auditions


New Jazz Audition Procedure for Fall, 2015

To register and upload your video pre-screen/audition, go directly to https://csunjazz.slideroom.com/
More information may be found at csunjazz.com
Don't forget to apply to the University as well. Deadline for Fall, 2015 entrance is Nov. 30, 2014


 

AUDITIONING FOR THE JAZZ MAJOR

  1. All Players

    Play "Au Privave" by Charlie Parker Melody/Solo/Melody (Rhythm section players "comp" 2 choruses in 
    addition to soloing) 

  2. 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 the
CSU Northridge Jazz website at www.csunjazz.com