Jazz Studies

Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Information

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 19, 2019 and Tuesday, August 20, 2019 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: 2019 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 2019-2020 Large Concert and Jazz Ensemble information.

Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Schedule and Excerpts

Jazz Ensemble and Combo Audition Schedule and Excerpts

Monday, August 19, 2019 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room (#201)

1:00 PM – Saxophones/Woodwinds
2:30 PM – Rhythm Section (Guitar/Piano/Bass/Drum Set)

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – Auditions will begin at 1:00 PM in the Jazz Rehearsal Room (#201) 

1:00 PM – Trumpet/Trombone/brass

Jazz Ensemble Audition Excerpts
Information Sheet for All Instruments
Alto Saxophone
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Trumpet
Trombone
Bass
Piano/Guitar/Vibes
Drum Set