2016 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 15, 2016 and Tuesday, August 16, 2016 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:  2016 Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Information

Results are posted shortly after all auditions have been completed outside of the Jazz Studies office room 201a. 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 2016-2017 Large Concert and Jazz Ensemble information.


2016 Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Registration Form – CLICK HERE  (FORM WILL BE LIVE AFTER JULY 8, 2016)


Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Schedule and Excerpts

Monday, August 15, 2016 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201

1:00pm Saxophones

2:00pm Rhythm Section (Guitar/Piano/Bass/Drum Set)

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room 201 

1:00pm Trumpet

2:00pm Trombone


Jazz Ensemble Audition Excerpts (EXCERPTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 8, 2016)

Alto Saxophone

Tenor Saxophone

Baritone Saxophone

Trumpet / Lead Trumpet




Drum Set