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Advanced Jazz Ensemble

Students will have an opportunity to explore improvised music in non-traditional musical settings. Jazz vocabulary will be combined with a variety of musical genres and influences as determined by the group consensus. Students are encouraged to bring in their own compositions and tune selections. They will also be asked to rework the material into vehicles specifically designed for this unique and challenging ensemble.


AUDITION INFO

1.) Prepare the following tunes (see provided pdfs).

2.) Be prepared to perform a “Blues” in F

3.) For any questions regarding the Advanced Jazz Ensemble audition process, please contact: Peter.Schimke@mcnallysmith.edu