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  • Florida Bandmasters Association 2016 ALL-STATE MIDDLE SCHOOL JAZZ BAND AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

    (For the 7th 8th Grade MS Jazz Band- auditioning in September of 2015 for the January 2016 FMEA Conference)

    1. All-State Middle School Jazz Band membership rules and regulations: a. The student must be in the 7th or 8th grade. b. The decision of the selection committee is final. c. Only instruments listed on the All-State Application or in the 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz

    Band Requirements printed in the handbook may audition.

    d. The student must be a member of the band program at their school and have their name submitted on the proper All- State Application form. The Application form must be typed and signed by the band director and

    principal. The Application form must be submitted by the deadline date set by the District.

    e. The band director must be a member of FBA/FMEA by September 1, 2015. f. Students selected for any All-State group must bring their own music stand, equipment, instrument(s), mutes

    etc.

    2. All-State Middle School Jazz Band General Information: a. Trumpet, Trombone, and Saxophone will be asked to perform their 7 Major Diatonic scales and Chromatic

    Scale according to the FBA All-State requirements for the Middle School All-State Concert Band.

    b. The improvisation materials (optional, but highly recommended) are selected from the Jamey Aebersold series.

    c. All wind (Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone) and rhythm exercises (except for those provided) are taken from Easy Jazz Conception, by Jim Snidero, Advance Music, Kendor. These are to be performed without

    the recording provided in the book.

    3. All-State Middle School Jazz Band Audition Requirements for Saxophone, Trumpet, and Trombone

    When the student enters the room, he/she will be asked to perform:

    a. 7 Major Diatonic scales according to the FBA All-State requirements. b. Chromatic Scale according to the FBA ALL-State requirements. c. The specific prepared exercises for their instrument as shown in the All-State Middle School Jazz Band

    Requirements. Performers should use appropriate jazz articulation and style (not necessarily indicated).

    d. Improvisation (optional, but highly recommended) Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses.

    e. Sight-reading exercise to demonstrate the students reading ability. The student will have thirty seconds to study the piece before playing it.

    4. Middle School All-State requirements for Piano, Guitar, and Bass

    When the student enters the room, he/she will be asked to perform:

    a. The specific prepared exercises for their instrument as shown in the All-State Middle School Jazz Band Requirements. Performers should use appropriate jazz articulation and style (not necessarily indicated).

    b. Improvisation (optional, but highly recommended) Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses

    c. Sight-reading exercise to demonstrate the students reading ability. The student will have thirty seconds to study the piece before playing it.

    5. All-State Jazz Band Audition Requirements for Drum Set

    When the student enters the room, he/she will be asked to perform:

    a. The specific prepared exercises for their instrument as shown in the All-State Middle School Jazz Band Requirements. Performers should include appropriate jazz feel, accents, fills, and comping (not necessarily

    indicated).

    b. Three different styles listed below for the indicated number of measures. Demonstrate steady time keeping and rhythmic creativity. They should imagine themselves in a jazz combo situation backing a horn soloist.

    a. Rock (16 bars) common time at quarter note = 76 b. Bossa Nova (16 bars) common time at quarter note = 120 c. Swing (32 bars) common time at quarter note = 144

    c. Sight-reading exercise to demonstrate the students reading ability. The student will have thirty seconds to study the piece before playing it.

  • 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band Prepared Exercises

    (7th and 8th Grade)

    Alto Saxophone All-State scales and Chromatic Scale

    Easy Jazz Conception for Alto Saxophone ASIN:

    B001N9FAO8 #1 Rock On, mm-20 to end of mm-51 Quarter note = 130

    #2 Shufflin in F, mm-25 to downbeat of mm-63

    Quarter note = 150

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin

    but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses

    Piano Easy Jazz Conception for Piano Comping ASIN:

    B00844GA08 #1 Rock On, mm1 (chorus 1) to end of mm-17 Quarter

    note = 130

    #2 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    #3 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin but

    Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses,

    Use right channel only

    Tenor Saxophone All-State scales and Chromatic Scale

    Easy Jazz Conception for Tenor Saxophone ASIN:

    B002SQYOB0 #1 Rock On, mm-20 to end of mm-51 Quarter note = 130

    #2 Shufflin in F, mm-25 to downbeat of mm-63

    Quarter note = 150

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin

    but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses

    Guitar Easy Jazz Conception for Guitar ASIN: B000M64L0C #1 Rock On, mm1 to downbeat of mm-37

    Quarter note = 130, No Repeats, Demonstrate comping for

    chorus 1, and play the written melody for chorus 3.

    #2 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    #3 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin but

    Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses,

    Use left channel only

    Bari Saxophone All-State scales and Chromatic Scale

    Easy Jazz Conception for Bari Saxophone ASIN:

    B0083VNHQ2 #1 Rock On, mm-20 to end of mm-51 Quarter note = 130

    #2 Shufflin in F, mm-25 to downbeat of mm-63

    Quarter note = 150

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin

    but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses

    Bass (electric and/or acoustic) Easy Jazz Conception for Bass ASIN: B0083EU5G0 #1 Rock On, pick up to mm-19 to downbeat of mm37.

    Quarter note = 130

    #2 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    #3 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin but

    Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses,

    Use right channel only

    Trumpet All-State scales and Chromatic Scale

    Easy Jazz Conception for Trumpet ASIN:

    B000M3O7SQ #1 Rock On, mm-20 to end of mm-51 Quarter note = 130

    #2 Shufflin in F, mm-25 to downbeat of mm-63

    Quarter note = 150

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin

    but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses

    Drums Easy Jazz Conception for Bass ASIN: B000M612SQ #1 Rock On, beg to end of mm-17, Quarter note = 130

    #2 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    #3 Provided exercise See FBA website for link

    Rock (16 bars) common time at quarter note = 76

    Bossa Nova (16 bars) common time at quarter note = 120

    Swing (32 bars) common time at quarter note = 144

    Trombone All-State scales and Chromatic Scale

    Easy Jazz Conception for Trombone ASIN:

    B001HLDSCS #1 Rock On, mm-20 to end of mm-51 Quarter note = 130

    #2 Shufflin in F, mm-25 to downbeat of mm-63

    Quarter note = 150

    Improvisation (Optional) - Jamey Aebersold, Vol 2, Nothin

    but Blues track 5, Fast Blues in B Flat, play 2 full choruses

  • Piano Excerpt #3 Funk 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band Play from mm-15 to end of mm-24, Quarter = 100

  • Piano Excerpt #2 - 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band Up Swing Quarter = 184 (Play All)

  • Guitar Excerpt #3 - Funk 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band mm15 mm33, Quarter = 100

  • Guitar Excerpt #2 - Swing 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band mm49 mm73, Quarter = 184 Comp with a variety of stylistic rhythms over these changes

  • Drums Except #3 Bossa 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band mm33 downbeat of mm57, Quarter = 144

  • Drums Excerpt #2 Swing 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band Mm72 mm103, Quarter = 184 Demonstrate good swing style, creative comping of the band figures, and solo where indicated

  • Bass Excerpt #3 - Funk 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band mm15 mm28, Quarter = 100

  • Bass Excerpt #2 Swing 2016 All-State Middle School Jazz Band mm41 mm73, Quarter = 184