Ballard Jazz

Jazz Band Auditions

Auditions at BHS, August 21-23 between 11am – 3pm        

Auditions will consist of four parts:

  1. Play at least a two-octave chromatic scale (up and down) at a steady and quick pace.
  2. Perform 1-minute of anything you would like to play that demonstrates your jazz style and technique
  3. A prepared excerpt, where you play the head of a tune and then improvise over the changes.  Choose one of the tunes from excepts below or pick your own.

Sight-reading

Link to audition excerpt(s)   B-flat    Bass Clef  E-flat  Treble Clef

?Jazz Band Drummers:

  1. Play Swing and Latin Styles at various tempos
  2. Be prepared to alternate between time and fills
  3. Be prepared to ‘set up’ ensemble hits on different beats of the bar
  4. Sight-Read


If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to email Mr. James at [email protected]

Created by:   Michael James
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (PDT) Available Slot
08/21/2018 (Tue.) 11:00am - 11:10am  

Jazz Audition

 
Eric Souza-Ponce
Auditioning guitar
11:10am - 11:20am  

Jazz Audition

 
Jan Ciganik
11:20am - 11:30am  

Jazz Audition

 
Avery Clarke
Also play vibes, and/or any percussion instrument needed
11:30am - 11:40am  

Jazz Audition

 
Graham Miller
11:40am - 11:50am  

Jazz Audition

 
Tera Richardson
11:50am - 12:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:00pm - 12:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Henry Berta
12:10pm - 12:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:20pm - 12:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:30pm - 12:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Luke O'Meara
12:40pm - 12:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:50pm - 1:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:00pm - 1:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:10pm - 1:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:20pm - 1:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:30pm - 1:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:40pm - 1:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:50pm - 2:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
2:00pm - 2:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Helen Emonds-Banfield
2:10pm - 2:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Emmett Vannier
2:20pm - 2:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Rowan Vannier
2:30pm - 2:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Nicholas Subocz
2:40pm - 2:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Hero Alldredge
Guitar
2:50pm - 3:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Hero Alldredge
Trombone
08/22/2018 (Wed.) 11:00am - 11:10am  

Jazz Audition

 
James Brammer
11:10am - 11:20am  

Jazz Audition

 
Jarin Synnestvedt
11:20am - 11:30am  

Jazz Audition

 
11:30am - 11:40am  

Jazz Audition

 
11:40am - 11:50am  

Jazz Audition

 
11:50am - 12:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:00pm - 12:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:10pm - 12:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:20pm - 12:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:30pm - 12:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:40pm - 12:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:50pm - 1:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:00pm - 1:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Noah Graham
Bass
1:10pm - 1:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:20pm - 1:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:30pm - 1:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:40pm - 1:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Grace Salvesen
1:50pm - 2:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Josie Carscadden
Let's get into Ellington two years in a row!
2:00pm - 2:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Moeko Agata
2:10pm - 2:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Charlie Rezanka
2:20pm - 2:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
2:30pm - 2:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
2:40pm - 2:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
2:50pm - 3:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Parker Crotty
08/23/2018 (Thu.) 11:00am - 11:10am  

Jazz Audition

 
Ethan Christensen
11:10am - 11:20am  

Jazz Audition

 
Cade Sweeney
11:20am - 11:30am  

Jazz Audition

 
Amado Eckert
I really hope I get in!
11:30am - 11:40am  

Jazz Audition

 
James Shepard
11:40am - 11:50am  

Jazz Audition

 
11:50am - 12:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:00pm - 12:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Ava Lim
12:10pm - 12:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Ani Haug
12:20pm - 12:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
12:30pm - 12:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Galen Williams
12:40pm - 12:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
henry strasburger
12:50pm - 1:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Dichali Nash
1:00pm - 1:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Noah Graham
1:10pm - 1:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Alessio Rossi
1:20pm - 1:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Alec Gabbert
1:30pm - 1:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
james brammer
1:40pm - 1:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
1:50pm - 2:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Alli Beaulieu
2:00pm - 2:10pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Lucas Mabry - Smith
2:10pm - 2:20pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Malcolm Laurier
Double Bass
2:20pm - 2:30pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Geddy Lucier
2:30pm - 2:40pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Geddy Lucier
2:40pm - 2:50pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Sandro Ríos
Yee yee
2:50pm - 3:00pm  

Jazz Audition

 
Jude Hodgson
Vibraphone


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