Jazz Ensemble and Combo Auditions 

Auditions for the University of Alabama Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos will take place the same days as the Alabama Large Concert Ensembles (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band) on Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21, 2018 on the second floor of Moody School of Music in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201. Students will register for an audition using the link below. Those who have registered will schedule a time for their audition on the day listed below for their instrument outside of Room 201 the Jazz Rehearsal Room on the second floor of the Moody School of Music builiding.

Students are asked to prepare the assigned excerpts found below to be performed for the evaluation panel. Information about what else to prepare is found here:  2018 Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Information

Results are posted shortly after all auditions have been completed outside of the Professor Kozak’s office room 212. Check the Jazz Studies website (www.jazz.music.ua.edu/) and University Bands website (www.bands.ua.edu) and as the semester gets closer for more information about the 2017-2018 Large Concert and Jazz Ensemble information.


2018 Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Registration Form (FORM IS LIVE NOW!)


Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Schedule and Excerpts

Monday, August 20, 2018 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201

  • 1:00pm – Saxophones/Wood Winds
  • 2:30pm – Rhythm Section (Guitar/Piano/Bass/Drum Set)

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201 

  • 1:00pm – Trumpet/Trombone/Brass

Jazz Ensemble Audition Excerpts (EXCERPTS ARE NOW LIVE! Click a link below to go to a downloadable PDF of the Excerpt)